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Obituary for James (Jim) Pritchett

Obituary for James (Jim) Pritchett
  • PublishedFebruary 15, 2024

Graveside Service for James (Jim) Carroll Pritchett, age 79, of Winnsboro, TX will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2024 at Seymore Cemetery, Yantis, TX. Buddy Wiggins will officiate. Mr. Pritchett passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at Christus Mother of Frances Hospital in Tyler, TX.


James was born November 12, 1944 in Sulphur Springs, TX to Elsie Louise Hoover and Hollis Odie Pritchett. He worked in a paper factory for many years.


He is survived by sons, James Pritchett, Jr. and David LaCaze; granddaughter, Linsay LaCaze; brother, Jerry Pritchett and wife Carolyn; sisters, Gina Murray and husband Joe, Melva McClenny and husband Donnie, and Rebecca Urias. He was loved by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.


James is preceded in death by parents, Elsie and Hollis Pritchett; sisters, Mary Ruth Caywood and Hollis June Pritchett.


Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.


The online register can be signed at

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Chloe Kopal was born and raised in Sulphur Springs, Texas. She attended Sulphur Springs High School for 4 years and graduated in 2021. She was also a line member for the Blue Blazes Drill Team for 3 years. Chloe is the Digital Content Creator for Front Porch News. Her love for our community shows through her work. She is very passionate about photography and has been ever since the first time she picked up a camera many years ago.