Joe Pryor, 90, of Webb passed away Nov. 13, 2020, at Baptist Oxford Hospital. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 at Sumner Baptist Church in Sumner with burial in the Woodlawn Cemetery. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is handling the arrangements.
Mr. Pryor was a member of Sumner Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and Sunday School Teacher. He served his country in the U.S. Army as a Combat Engineer and retired as Captain. He worked until he was 89 in gin work and trucking.
Survivors include his wife of 68 1/2 years Martha Sweeden Pryor of Webb; sons Roy Pryor (Linda) of Chapin, S.C. and Tommy Pryor of Webb; grandchildren Jason Pryor (Karen), Hannah Dunlap (Robert), Chris Pryor (Naomi) and Joey Pryor (Stephanie).
He was preceded in death by his son Billy "Bubba" Pryor; parents Edward E. and Lucille Daniel Pryor; brothers Ben and Taylor Pryor and sister Maurice Pryor Chandler.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Sumner Baptist Church, P.O. Box 145, Sumner, MS 38957.