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James Pewitt

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Hornbeak Funeral Chapel in Fulton, with burial there in the Palestine Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. today and anytime Saturday until the funeral hour.
Memorials may be made to the Palestine Cemetery in care of Gwen Browder, 5810 State Route 1661, Fulton, KY 42041.
He was a member of South Fulton United Methodist Church and was a longtime member of the former Palestine United Methodist Church in Fulton. He was a retired farmer and a retired field agent for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. A U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, he was a Purple Heart recipient. He was also a member of Roberts Masonic Lodge No. 172 in Fulton, was past president of the Fulton County Farm Bureau, was a Golden Circle member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, a member of the Commander Club of the Disabled American Veterans, a member of the Hugenot Society of the Founders of Manakin in the Colony of Virginia of 1699 and a member of the American Legion.
He is survived by his wife, Sylviadeen (Moss) Pewitt, whom he married Jan. 4, 1959; his daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Rick Garland of Fulton; six grandchildren, Nadia Sensing of Yuma, Ariz., Mason Garland of Fulton, Stephen Pewitt of Phoenix, Hunter Pewitt of Las Vegas and Justin Garland and Josh Garland, both of Murray, Ky.; and three great-grandchildren, Taylor Garland and Jase Garland, both of Murray, and Madison Garland of Fulton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Myrtis (Browder) and Harvey Mac Pewitt; two sons, James Harold “Jay” Pewitt Jr., who died Sept. 14, 1990, and Harry Nelson Pewitt, who died Feb. 28, 2004; his brother, Harvey Mac Pewitt; and his sister, Edna Earl Broaderick.
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