Herbert Lee Pruitt, age 91, of Murfreesboro went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at St Thomas Rutherford Hospital. He was a native and longtime resident of Rutherford County. Mr Pruitt was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Mattie Bell Pruitt and son, Bobby Pruitt. He is survived by his seven children; James Pruitt of Murfreesboro, Larry Pruitt of Murfreesboro, Brenda (Jesse) Smith of Murfreesboro, Linda (Paul) Schmidt of Murfreesboro, John (Nancy) Pruitt of Columbia TN, Ruthie (Dale) Richardson of Readyville, TN, Kenneth (Susan) Pruitt of Murfreesboro, and eighteen grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Monday, May 5, 2014 at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home. The service for Mr. Pruitt will be at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in Jennings and Ayers Chapel with Bro. Darrell Whaley and Jerry Howard officiating. Burial will follow at Coleman Cemetery with grandsons serving as pallbearers. Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home; 820 South Church St. Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422. Please leave condolences at www.jenningsandayers.com