Survivors include a daughter of the home, Andon Rya Prestley; parents of Bryce, Bill and Kathy Prestley, Bixby, Okla.; two brothers, Rusty Prestley and wife Amber, Bixby, Okla., and Randy Prestley and wife Jessica, Sand Springs, Okla.; maternal grandmothers, Evelyn Freeman, Fort Scott and Donna Thruape, Wonder Lake, Ill.; and paternal grandmother, Christine Prestley, Crystal Lake, Ill. Survivors of Terry include her parents, Jerry and Sharon Thompson, Fort Scott; three sisters, Shanna Staton and husband Sean, Jill Hoffman, and Ashly Gates and husband Shane; and maternal grandfather, Donald Kelley, Fort Scott. In addition to her grandparents, Jerry and Sharon Thompson and Bill and Kathy Prestley, Alivia is survived by her sister, Andon Prestley. Also surviving the above family are many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Following cremation, memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 15, at the Grace Baptist Tabernacle conducted by William James Schafer and Rev. Paul Rooks. Burial with Military Honors at U.S. National Cemetery will follow. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to an Andon Prestley Scholarship fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.