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Annie Ruth Pryor
Date of Death or Service Aug 10, 2017
Annie Ruth Pryor

 Annie Ruth Pryor, age 79 of TN Ridge formerly of Dickson, TN died on August 7, 2017.   Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 from 4 until 8pm.  A Funeral Service is scheduled for Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 3pm at the Taylor Funeral Home with Bro. Robert Spurgeon officiating.  Place of rest will be in the Union Cemetery.

Annie was born June 3, 1938 in Jackson County, Tennessee.  She was a daughter of the late Sam Pryor and Ethel Roberts Pryor.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brother, Cecil Bill Pryor.  For a time in her life Annie lived in the Nashville area.  She would ride a city bus to get to work at the Grand Ole Opry.  Annie met several of the Opry entertainers as she would clean the building and their buses.  While living in Dickson she enjoyed bowling and other activities with the Developmental Services of Dickson program.  Over the years Annie stayed busy working at several businesses in the Dickson, including Cracker Barrel and Holiday Inn.  Annie was a member of the Hurricane Creek Baptist Church in Stewart, TN, where she enjoyed participating in activities such as the Christmas boxes for children and Bible School.  She had a sweet spirit and was loved by all. 

She is survived by her brother, William Herbert Pryor of Nashville; sister, Dorothy Funke of Nashville; cousins, Alberta Fay Henson, Suzanne Cochran (Kyle Chessor), Tommy Henson (Lisa), Jenny Sue Shearer (William Holland); numerous other cousins and loved ones including honorary family members, Jerry and Valerie Barnes, Doug Barnes, and Robert Adkins.


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