Prickett married her husband, Robert Holt "Bob" Prickett Jr (November 7, 1927–January 17, 2017), around 1949. Both were long-time members of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church. The couple were known as "Mom and Dad Prickett" to the many college students they hosted.
Prickett was preceded in death by her husband, four sisters, and one brother. She was survived by a sister, two brothers, three daughters, three grandchildren, and two great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
- "Peggy Joyce Lewis Prickett [obituary]". (July 2, 2020). The Birmingham News.