Karen Jean Prescott1

F, #1464, b. 7 July 1934, d. 6 March 2020
Karen Jean Prescott
Wife of Thurl Edward Minchew
     Karen Jean Prescott was born on 7 July 1934 at Alabama.2 She was the daughter of Louis Clifton Prescott and Mary Stotler.3 She married Thurl Edward Minchew, son of Thomas Reed Minchew and Ada Belle Peery, on 22 April 1955 at Orange, Orange County, Texas.3 She was the informant on the death certificate of Louis Clifton Prescott on 21 June 1974 at 2034 N. 4th Street, Orange, Orange County, Texas.4 She died on 6 March 2020 at Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas, at age 85 years, 7 months and 28 days.5 She was buried on 9 March 2020 at Orange Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 2312 Irving Street, West Orange, Orange County, Texas.5,6

Children of Karen Jean Prescott and Thurl Edward Minchew

  • Brent Wade Minchew3,1
  • Cynthia Gail Minchew3 b. 4 Apr 1959, d. 1 Jan 1982
  • Brian David Minchew3
  • Mary Kay Minchew3
  • Cary Allen Minchew3


  1. [S314] Texas, U.S., Birth Index, 1903-1997, online search.ancestry.com.
  2. [S407] Public Records, U.S., Index to Public Records, 1994-2019, Name:     Karen Minchew
    Birth Date:     7 Jul 1934
    Address:     204 Huff, Orange, TX, 77630.
  3. [S289] The Orange Leader, Minchew Wedding Anniversary, (1 May 2005).
  4. [S1293] Texas, U.S., Death Certificates, 1903-1982, online search.ancestry.com, Name:     Louis Clifton Prescott
    Gender:     Male
    Race:     White
    Age:     76
    Birth Date:     15 Jul 1897
    Birth Place:     Pine Level, Alabama
    Residence:     Orange, Orange, Texas, USA
    Death Date:     21 Jun 1974
    Death Place:     Orange, Orange, Texas, USA
    Father:     George Thomas Prescott
    Mother:     Eliza Ann Thompson
    Certificate Number:     45158.
  5. [S1301] Dorman Funeral Home, Obituaries, Dorman Funeral Home.
  6. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial 207709952 - Karen Jean Prescott Minchew.