Memorial   services    for    Mr.  James  Thomas  “Tommy”
, 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
.  On  August  4, 1972, he was married  to  Betty Brown
, 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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