Funeral services for Mrs. Emily Jane Pryor, 92, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 11 A.M. on Wednesday,
January 2, 2008, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Lynn Cemetery
in the Burristown community of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4 P.M. – 9
P.M. and Wednesday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
Mrs. Pryor passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2007, at
Masters Health Care Center in Algood, TN.
She was born March 5, 1915, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Sam J. and Avo Smith Hawkins. On September 24, 1933,
she was married to the late Willie C. Pryor, who passed away
September 12, 1983. She was a homemaker, and a member of
the New Hope Community Church.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by 1 Son: Thurstle Pryor; and 4 Brothers.
Survivors include 1 Son and Daughter-in-Law: Thomas T.
and Mary R. Pryor of Cookeville, TN; 1 Daughter: Ozetta Hogg
of Gainesboro, TN; 7 Grandchildren: Pamela S. Simmons,
Diane Cook, Stanley Lee, Tim Lee, Raymond Pryor, Randy
Pryor, and Tonya Beeman; 10 Great-Grandchildren; 9 Great-
Great-Grandchildren; and 2 Sisters: Loretta Paquette of
Franklin, TN, and Heelen Barlow of Donelson, TN. Other
relatives and friends also survive.
Bro. Jeff Short will officiate at the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
Emily Jane Pryor Family by contacting Anderson - Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home.
© 2007 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home