Funeral services for Mr. John Frank Pruett, 93, of
Granville, Tennessee, will be held at 1 P.M. on Saturday, April
30, 2011, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery in
the Flynn’s Lick community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 3 P.M. until 9
P.M., and on Saturday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2011, at Providence
Place of Mt. Juliet, TN.
He was born September 23, 1917, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Benton McMillin and Lillie Jane Clark Pruett. On
August 8, 1937, he was married to the late Nellie Harris
Pruett, who passed away May 25, 1998. He was a retired
farmer and school bus operator. He was a member of the
Liberty Church of Christ in Granville, where he served as an
elder for a number of years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his
Wife: Nellie Harris Pruett; 2 Sisters: Catherine Flatt and Mary
Lou Locke; and 2 Brothers: Odas Clark Pruett and Benton
Survivors include 1 Daughter and Son-in-Law: Frankie
Ruth and Robert Edward (Ted) Fox of Mt. Juliet, TN; 1 Son and
Daughter-in-Law: Bob. G. and Mary Camp Pruett of Granville,
TN; 4 Grandchildren: Tina Fox Bowling and husband, Tony, of
Franklin, TN; Sheri Fox Wright and husband, Mark, of Smyrna,
TN; Vicki Leigh Pruett of Houston, TX; and Jennifer Pruett Rhea
and husband, Bob, of Granville, TN; 4 Great Grandchildren:
Matthew Bowling, Kayla Bowling, Joshua Wright, and Rachel
Wright; and 1 Brother and Sister-in-Law: Bill and Pat Pruett
of Knoxville, TN.
Bro. Larry Acuff and Bro. Roy Johnson will officiate at the
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
Richmond Cemetery, Happy Haven Home, or the Church of
Christ Disaster Relief Fund by contacting the funeral home.
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