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McArthur "Mack" Pridgen

December 13, 1944 — January 28, 2021

McArthur Pridgen, 76, of Broxton, GA passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro, GA.

Mack was born on December 13, 1944 to the late Thomas and Ruth Pridgen in Coffee County and spent most of his life in Richmond Hill. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church which held a special place in his heart.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife of 54 years, Elaine Pridgen.

Mack is survived by three daughters, Angela Richardson (Richard), Teresa Smyth (Mike), and Stephanie Abshire (Brandon); brother, John Johnson; sister, Voncile Fullwood; grandchildren, Jason Gonzalez (Jenna), Ethan Richardson (Emily), Alex Gonzalez, Jared Richardson (Harley), Ashley Clover (Dylan), Aaron Richardson, and Tyler Abshire; seven great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

A special thank you to Susan for the friendship you showed our Dad when he needed it the most.

A walk-through visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Carter Funeral Home Bryan Chapel. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 1, 2021 and will be limited to family. Burial will immediately follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Social distancing guidelines will be in place and masks are required to enter the funeral home.

Carter Funeral Home Bryan Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. To share a memory or leave a condolence, please visit

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