Corinthian Newspaper, Corinth, MS dated Mar. 7, 1969
SERVICES FOR JAMES PRATT HELD SUNDAY
James "Jim" F. Pratt, 94, of Route 6, Corinth, died at 4 a.m.
Saturday in Magnolia Hospital after an illness of three and
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
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
Pallbearers were Warren Pratt, Gary Pratt, Joe Rady Pratt, Paul
Sanders, Joe B. Mitchell and Maury Sanders.