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Thomas W. Prewitt, Sr.


Veteran Mississippi Construction lawyer, Thomas W. Prewitt, Sr., 74, of Madison, Mississippi had a gentle peaceful journey home on April 15, 2011. He was born on January 29, 1937, to the late Wendell Dewitt Prewitt and Virginia Catherine Morris.

Tom was united in holy matrimony to Martha Dean "Marty" Pack Prewitt on May 18, 1996.

Tom received his BA in 1958 from the University of North Carolina and his JD from the University of Mississippi in 1960. He was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1960 and the North Carolina Bar in 1995. He was a long time active member of the fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous. He loved the Lord and served Him joyfully and faithfully.

Tom was a loving and devoted husband, father; grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He leaves to fondly cherish his memories: his wife, Martha Dean "Marty" Pack Prewitt of Madison, MS; children: Thomas W. Prewitt, Jr. and wife, Cissy Primos Prewitt of Madison, MS; Steven Page Prewitt and wife, Janie Primos Prewitt; Virginia "Ginny" Lee Mansoor and husband, Anthony "Tony" Gabrie Mansoor of Oxford, MS; Scott Morris Prewitt and wife, Allison Laffin; Jeremy Blake of Madison, MS; precious grandchildren: Dixon, Gwynn and Grace Prewitt of Madison, MS; Stephanie and Anna Prewitt of Boone, NC; Brie, Clare, Steven and Mary Kate Mansoor of Oxford, MS; Cecelia Prewitt of Boone, NC; sister, Wilma "Willie" Lee Pool, of Atlanta, GA; nephews: Randall A. Hollensbe and wife, Susan of Santa Fe, NM; Peter D. Hollensbe and wife, Nancy of Atlanta, GA; and a host of faithful friends and family.

Visitation is Monday, April 18th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Natchez Trace Funeral Home, Madison, MS. The celebration of Tom's life will be held on Tuesday, April 19th at 1:00 p.m. with Judge Rhesa Hawkins Barksdale officiating at the Natchez Trace Funeral Home.

The family acknowledges a special debt to Tom's medical team, care providers and friends.


Published in Clarion Ledger on Apr. 17, 2011
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