James "Jim" F. Pratt Obituary

Daily Corinthian Newspaper, Corinth, MS dated Mar. 7, 1969
James "Jim" F. Pratt, 94, of Route 6, Corinth, died at 4 a.m. Saturday in Magnolia Hospital after an illness of three and one-half weeks.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday in McPeters Chapel with the Rev. T.E. Shelton and James Smith officiating. Burial was in Shiloh Cemetery, Shiloh Park, Tennessee, with McPeters Mortuary in charge.
Pratt, a retired farmer, was born in Coldwater, Mississippi. He was a member of Gaines Chapel Methodist Church. In 1892, he married the former Mary Ann Brooks in McNairy County, Tennessee. She died in 1959.
Survivors include four sons, Ward Pratt of Jackson, Tennessee, Grady Pratt of Ramer, Tennessee and Troy Pratt and Eldridge Pratt, both of Sheffield, Alabama; a daughter, Mrs. Jewel Knowles of Corinth; a brother, Eulie D. Pratt of Memphis, Tennessee; two sisters, Mrs. John Michie of Michie, Tennessee, and Mrs. Nora Ross of Marion, Indiana; 10 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Warren Pratt, Gary Pratt, Joe Rady Pratt, Paul Sanders, Joe B. Mitchell and Maury Sanders.

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