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Milton Ralph Pruitt

Milton Ralph Pruitt, 58 ,of Pikeville, Tennessee died May 6, 2022.

Ralph was of the Baptist faith, enjoyed helping people, gardening, music “especially the Drums,” and loved his dog, Rascal. 

Preceding Ralph in death were his parents, William Paul and Betty Jean Howser Pruitt; brothers, Sam, Henry, and Royce Pruitt; brother-in-law, Larry Cordell; sister-in-law, Bertha Pruitt. 

Left behind to cherish his memory are his daughter, Betty (Bill) Thurman; brothers, Dennis Pruitt, Eddie (Sherri) Pruitt; sister, Elizabeth Cordell; grandchildren, Ally and Hailey Jones; special friends, Robin Pruitt Stanfield, Jerry Hall, Sonya Nale, Betty Simmons “Betty Boop,” Jerry Jones, and Lindell Agee; several nieces, nephews, cousins; and a host of friends.

A celebration of life was held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Gary Brown officiating.  Burial was in Rankin Cemetery.  Those serving as pallbearers were Sonya Nale, Jerry Jones, Steve Moody, Jerry Hall, Reuben Smith, and Betty Simmons “Betty Boop.” 

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Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

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