WEST POINT – Prentiss Eugene Bramlett Sr., 82, passed away, on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. He was born Feb. 7, 1931, in Tupelo, the son of the late Maize Lee Davis and Virgil Preston Bramlett. He was a self-employed master carpenter for 20 years and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. He married Marion Eugene Velcek Bramlett on Dec. 24, 1955, in West Point.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. James Towery officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in West Point. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Marion V. Bramlett of West Point; one daughter, Mary Ann Kershaw (Bill) of Braden, Tenn.; two sons, Randy W. Bramlett (Terri) of West Point and Larry Bond of El Paso, Texas; six grandchildren, Robin Guillot, Juanita Baker, Jermiah Bond, Amber Bond, Heather Brown and Nicole Weston; 10 great-grandchildren, Brandon Baker Jr., William Baker, Gabrielle Guillot, Christopher Guillot, Theodore Guillot, Donnie Getz, Holden Getz, Kalib Getz, Colton Brown and Conner Brown; one sister, Barbara Jean Pitts of Tupelo; and one brother, Stanley Bramlett (Liz) of West Point.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Prentiss Eugene Bramlett Jr. and Paul Bramlett; and by three brothers, Preston Bramlett, Paul Bramlett and James Bramlett.
Pallbearers will be Charles McComic, Lonnie Bramlett, Brandon Baker, Mike Bramlett, Mike Garnett, Daniel Clardy and Charlie Foster.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Calvert Funeral Home.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com.
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