James Arlen Pratt, 78, of (Flatrock) Muldrow, passed away on August 14, Saturday, in a Ft Smith hospital. James was born on June 29, 1943 in Muldrow to Vernon and Wanda (Plank) Pratt. He was a retired plumber and rancher, enjoyed talking to people and making people smile. Spending time with his grandchildren was always at the top of his list. He was a member of Eastside Holiness Church.
Survivors include his wife Thelma of the home; sons, Eddie Pratt of Muldrow, Jerry Dean and his wife Shawna Pratt of Muldrow, David and his wife Mikki Pratt of Gans, Johnny Wayne Taylor of Sallisaw, James Woodruff Jr and his wife Jamie of Gans, Winston Pratt of Tulsa, and Jeremy Gillis of Vian; Two brothers, Vernon Pratt Jr and his wife Diane of Sallisaw, Kendall Asher and his wife Glenna of Muldrow; along with a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Barbara and Teresa; brothers, Charles, Loyd, Jessie, and Joe.
Graveside services for James will be held on Friday, Aug 20, 2021, at 2:00 pm in the Blackjack Cemetery, Muldrow. Casket bearers will be Matthew Pratt, Justin Pratt, Issaac Pratt, Randy Plank, Jim Bob Cantwell, and Christopher Lasiter. Honorary bearers will be Johnny Woodard, Boyd Cantwell, Ben Houston, Jonathon Firestine, Scotty Nofire, and Michael Duncan.
Arrangements are under the direction of Forever Memories Funeral Services, Sallisaw. fmfsinc.com