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Jethro Pruiett

Tuesday, September 18, 2001

CARUTHERSVILLE - Jethro Pruiett, 93, died Sept. 17, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.

Born April 29, 1908, at Caruthersville, son of the late James Walter and Jennie Lee French Pruiett, he attended school at Kinfolks Ridge. He was a retired farmer and of the Baptist belief.

On June 2, 1928, in Blytheville, Ark., he married Grace Dunavant who preceded him in death on Dec. 4, 1993.

Survivors include: two sons, Lloyd Pruiett of Sikeston and Bobby Pruiett of Denison, Texas; one daughter, Margaret Gravette of London, Ky.; and 11 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

One daughter, Helen Pruiett, also preceded him in death.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the H.S. Smith Funeral Home in Caruthersville.

Graveside services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Pemiscot Memorial Gardens in Caruthersville with the Rev. John Earl Dunavant officiating.