Dixon Grant Pruitt

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Mr. Dixon Grant Pruitt, age 98, of Shelbyville, TN, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Born in Marshall Co., Mr. Pruitt was the son of the late Ulysses Grant Pruitt and Lillie Johnson Pruitt. He was retired from Lone Star Gas Co. in TX and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Essie Youngblood Pruitt, seven brothers and two sisters.

Mr. Pruitt is survived by a sister, Maggie Pruitt Barnes of Fayetteville, TN; nieces and nephews.

Visitation was Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at Lawrence Funeral Home at 10 a.m. and followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial was at Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, TN, (931)364-2233 (lawrencefuneral.net) in charge of local arrangements.