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Lenn R. Pruitt

March 21, 1933 ~ January 26, 2018 (age 84)

Lenn R. Pruitt was born March 21, 1933 in Green County, KY to the late Willie Clyde “Jouk” Pruitt and Willie Ellen Morgan. He departed this life Friday, January 26, 2018 in Watkinsville, Georgia at the age of eighty-four.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member and former Elder of the Greensburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He served in the United States Army during the Korean war. He was a member of the Greensburg Masonic Lodge #54 F & AM, a Shriner, Past President of the Lakeland Shrine Club, Lakeland, Florida, a member of the Lexington Oleika Shrine Temple, Royal Order of Jesters, a Greensburg Rotarian, Past President of the Greensburg Rotary, Member and Past Commander of the Greensburg VFW Post 5813, member of the Rod Lowe American Legion Post #124, on the Board of Trustees of Lindsey Wilson College, he was in the private education field for 25 years, former owner of the Kentucky Burley Tobacco Warehouse 1 and 2, owned several radio stations in Kentucky, rental property owner in Greensburg, and previous co-owner of the South Central KY MRI. Besides his parents he is preceded in death by one son: Lenn R Pruitt, Jr, six brothers and two sisters: Robert E. Lee Pruitt, James L. Pruitt, who was killed during WWII, Clyde Thomas Pruitt, David Glenn Pruitt, Clifford Graham Pruitt, Clifton Wayne Pruitt, Martha Ellen Pruitt Thompson, and Mary Helen Pruitt Thompson.

He is survived by his wife Mary Ellen Pruitt, one son and daughter-in-law: Eddie and Lisa Pruitt of Campbellsville, one daughter: Cindy and Steve Prosser of McDonough, Georgia, three sisters-in-law: Maxideen and Lana Pruitt of Greensburg and Jane Pruitt of Glasgow, six grandchildren: Christina Prosser, Sarah Hanson, Daniel Prosser, John Michael Prosser, Westin Pruitt and Kaitlyn Pruitt, three sisters-in-law: Libby Hansford, Ann Irvin and Margie Bolton, plus a host of nieces and nephews.

Place and Time of Funeral Service: Greensburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church - 12 Noon Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Visitation: 5 p.m.- 8 p.m. Monday and after 7 am Tuesday at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Greensburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Minsters: Rev. Kevin Brantley and Rev. Matthew Ingram

Entombment In: Greensburg Mausoleum

Pallbearers: Clifford Pruitt, Jr., Daniel Prosser, Seth Thurman, Brennan Thurman, Jon Barnwell, Zach Leftwich, Bradley Jones

Honorary Pallbearers: Greensburg Rotary Club members, Bill and Nell Bradshaw, Lesa Bradshaw, Harold Hudgins, Kevin and Fran Sprow, Joe Tommy and Barbara Hodges, Mickey and Kathy Pegram, Garth and Theresa Bobrowski, Jim and JoAnn Marquart, Ryan Patrick Marquart

The family has requested that expressions of sympathy be donations to the Alzheimer’s Association, the Lenn R. Pruitt Endowment Scholarship Fund at Lindsey Wilson College or the Greensburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church Building Fund. These can be made at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home in Greensburg.

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