Regina Autry

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Regina Agnes Autry, daughter of the late Dave and Audra (Hart) Pritchard, was born on January 17, 1942 in Wellington, KS and passed away on June 26, 2014 at 00:30 a.m. at the Colonial Springs Care Center in Buffalo, MO. At the time of her passing she was 72 years, 5 months, and 9 days of age.

Regina was reared and did her schooling in Kansas. While in Kansas she met and married Leroy Shields in 1959 and to this union one son was born, Bill. They later divorced and she married Carroll Autry of Berryville, AR in 1964 and to this son one son was born, Kenith. Regina worked many jobs throughout her lifetime, including a waitress, legal secretary, and a Fraternity mother at the University of Columbia. The joy of her life was her cat, Precious Pearl. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Berryville, AR and was saved at the age of 30.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Wilford Pritchard. She is survived by her two sons, Bill & his wife Linda Autry of Long Lane and Kenith Autry of Arkansas; one brother, Dale Pritchard; one sister, Margaret; and one granddaughter Chelsy Autry. She also leaves behind many other friends and family that will all truly miss her.

Graveside services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 30, 2014 at the Jones Cemetery in Urbanette, Arkansas with Bill Autry officiating. Escorts will be Dale Pritchard, Bill Autry, Bill Shoemaker and David Warren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Regina Autry memorial fund and left with the funeral home. Condolences and online register book entries may be left at