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1942 James 2010

James Pridemore

April 9, 1942 — July 16, 2010

The funeral for James Lyle Pridemore will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home. Rev. Martin Severns will officiate. The Murray Police Department Honor Guard will provide police honors. Active pallbearers will be David and D.J. Garland, Jason and Jeremey Jones, Ronnie Lane and Mark Wilson. Honorary pallbearers will be all former and present Murray Police Department officers. Entombment will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens mausoleum. Visitation will be at the funeral home today (Monday) from 5 to 8 p.m.

Mr. Pridemore, 68, Murray, died at 12:07 p.m. Friday, July 16, 2010, at his home. Born April 9, 1942, in Green County, Tenn., he was the son of the late James Harrison and Gracie Mae Jeffers Pridemore. Also preceding him in death was one brother, Harold D. Pridemore.

Mr. Pridemore was a retired police officer for the City of Murray with 21 1/2 years of service, and was a truck driver.

Survivors include his wife, Annette Futrell Pridemore, to whom he was married Nov. 16,1990; three daughters, Renee Garland and husband, David, Tonya Jones and husband, Richard, and Danielle Pridemore, all of Murray; six grandchildren; two nieces, Tressia Pridemore Rhoades and friend, Chris Harper, Murray, and Regina Bedwell and husband, Chris, Cadiz. Online condolences may be made at

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