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.
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