Liney Jean Pryor

September 23, 1962 ~ January 7, 2020 (age 57)


Liney Jean Pryor, 57, of New Kensington passed away peacefully on Jan. 7, 2020. She was born in New Kensington on Sept. 23, 1962 to the late Andrew Sr. and Alice Carter Pryor.

Liney was a certified nursing assistant for over 15 years. She was an active member of the Democratic Party, and had the pleasure of meeting former President of the United States, Barack Obama, which was one of her proudest accomplishments. She found great joy in caring for her patients, family, and friends. She also enjoyed bingo and hairdressing.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Andrew Pryor Jr., and sister, Audretta Pryor.

Liney leaves behind her children, Mark Antwon Pryor, Aaron Robert Hughes Jr., Al-Don Pryor, and Alice Marie Pryor; grandchildren, Markel Talley, Mark Pryor Jr., Tierra Simmons, Markese Wade, Xavier Hughes, Aaryn Hughes, Ary'Anna Pryor, Allen Pryor, and Tarrae Johnson Jr.; siblings Mark, Maurice, Renona, and Willimae Pryor; and a host of nieces and nephews to carry on her memory and tradition.

In accordance with Liney’s wishes, extended family and friends will be received for a small private service on Saturday Jan. 11 at 5 PM at Harry’s Lounge, 1735 4th Ave, New Kensington. Ross G. Walker Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.

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