Jerry L. Pruitt, 69, passed away Friday, September 15, 2023 at NMMC in Tupelo, MS. He was born in Itawamba County, MS to William Leo and Erma Lou Worthy Pruitt. He attended Life Unlimited Church.
Funeral services will be Monday, September 18, 4 p.m. at Calvary Family Worship Center with Bro. Ed Garcia and Bro. Cory Pruitt officiating. Burial will be in Hodge Cemetery. Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, MS will be in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by one brother, John Pruitt; children, Cindy Pruitt Allison (Toby), Sarah Miller, Charlotte Nelms (Robbie) and Rose Pruitt; eleven grandchildren, Amanda Grimes (Bryan), T.J. Allison (Madison), Landon Allison, Nicholas Allison, Andrew Melson (Alisha), Bethany Ritch (Preston), Kristy Liles (Sean), Hannah Robinson (Cody), Rachael Massey (Jordan), Emilee Mayhall (Toby) and Kennadie Wells and eighteen great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie Pruitt; his parents; brothers and sisters, Ruble Pruitt, Ruby Pounders, Nellie Hargett, Gene Pruitt, Jimmy Pruitt, Cathy Ann Pruitt, Elaine Ashley and Bill Pruitt.
Pallbearers will be Jason Baker, Michael Baker, Jimmy Wayne Rogers, Daniel Ivey, Andrew Melson, Joey Wood and Preston Ritch.
Visitation will be Monday, September 18, 2-4 p.m. at Calvary Family Worship Center.