James Haskell Prater died Jan. 16, 2014.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Rutherford County.
James was preceded in death by his parents, Albert Prater and Flodie Mears.
He is survived by his son, James Maynard of Texas; daughter Ammy Caskey of Fairbanks, Alaska; sisters, Ruth McGill and Shirley Aspley, both of Murfreesboro; brothers, Howard (Linda) Prater of Murfreesboro, Billy (Kathy) Mears of Smyrna and Dorris Mears of Murfreesboro; and six grandchildren.
Chapel service will be Sunday, Jan. 19, at 2 p.m. at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home with Daryl Whaley officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
Visitation with the family will be Saturday, Jan. 18, from 4 p.m. till 8 p.m. at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home, located at 820 South Church St. in Murfreesboro.
Please leave condolences at www.jenningsandayers.com.