Memorial services for Mr. James Thomas “Tommy”
Pruett, 61, of the New Salem community of Jackson County,
Tennessee, will be held at 12 Noon on Wednesday, November
10, 2010, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Interment will follow at a later time in the New
Salem Cemetery in the New Salem community.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 3 P.M. –
9 P.M., and on Wednesday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Monday, November 8, 2010, at Select
Specialty Hospital in Nashville, TN.
He was born September 19, 1949, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Burt L. “Posey” Pruett, Jr. and Margaret Anderson
Pruett. On August 4, 1972, he was married to Betty Brown
Pruett, who survives. He was retired, and the former owner of
Pruett Construction and Paving. He was a member of the
McCoinsville Church of Christ.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his
Maternal Grandparents: Clyde Anderson and Grace
Anderson Spurlock; Maternal Step-Grandfather: Jim Ray
Spurlock; and his Paternal Grandparents: Burt L. Pruett, Sr.
and Vina Pruett.
Survivors include his Wife: Betty Brown Pruett of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Daughter: Dawn Pruett (Kris) Ray of
Nashville, TN; 2 Grandchildren: Maggie Sophie Pruett-Ray
and Valen Thomas Pruett-Ray; 1 Sister: Nancy Pruett of
Gainesboro, TN; 3 Nieces: Jessie Pruett Rucker of Alexandria,
TN, Melissa Brown of LaVergne, TN, and Angie Brown of Old
Hickory, TN; 2 Aunts: Sue Jones and Patsy Pruett, both of
Gainesboro, TN; and 1 Uncle: Donny Ray Spurlock of Baxter,
TN. Other relatives and many friends also survive.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
Memorial donations may be made to the New Salem
Cemetery by contacting the funeral home.
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