92 year old Mrs. Jessie Blackwell Pruitt of Smithville and formerly of Sparta died Monday at DeKalb Community Hospital. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Thurman Funeral Home in Sparta. Burial will be in the Peeled Chestnut Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Survivors include children, Janice Miller and her husband Willie, Inetta Taylor and husband Ron, Wanda Troglen, Brenda Fullerton and husband Scott, Waymon Blackwell and wife Mary, and Harold Blackwell and Jerry Blackwell. A brother, Elbert Griffin. Sisters, Maxine Banker and Ernestine Scoggins. Twenty eight grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren. Thurman Funeral Home in Sparta is in charge of the arrangements.