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Jo Pruitt Carver

April 3, 1933 — July 12, 2021

Jo Pruitt Carver

Jo Pruitt Carver, age 88 of Calhoun, GA, passed away on Monday, July 12, 2021 at her residence.

Jo was born on April 3, 1933 in Gordon County, GA, daughter of the late William Heniz Pruitt and Uilia Ella Wall Pruitt. In addition to her parents, Jo was also preceded in death by: her husband, Rayble Clyde “R.C.” Carver; and brothers and sisters, Doyle Pruitt, Eunice Long, Clarice Thompson, Wallene Wilkerson, Inez Bennett, Glenice Pass, and Jullian Boyce Pruitt. Jo was an avid reader and enjoyed nature, often observing, and caring for wild animals on her property. She was a member of Echota Baptist Church.

The family would like to thank Homespun Hospice Staff and Tammi for their care for Jo.

Jo is survived by: her daughter, Celia Kirby; grandson, Robert Fox and his wife Amanda; niece, Avis Lee; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 11 AM from the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with Dr. Lucas Butler officiating. Burial will follow in Chandler Cemetery.

Pallbearers serving include: Roy Bennett, Russell Bennett, Calvin Lee, Russell Gravitt, D.C. Kinman, Earl Vandyke, and Marvin Crowe.

The family will receive friends on Friday, July 16, 2021 from 5 PM until 7 PM at Thomas Funeral Home.

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