He was a retired upholstery shop owner and a member of First Assembly of God Church of Monticello. Jerry loved hunting, fishing, doing artwork, was a huge Arkansas Razorback fan and was a proud member of the National Rifle Association. He loved joking around with his family and friends, coin and knife collecting, and riding his grandkids around on the four-wheeler. Jerry was a dedicated father, grandfather and Christian.
Survivors include four daughters, Brandy Pruitt of Star City, Megan Pruitt of Georgia, Ashley Pruitt of Monticello and Amanda Beatty of Hot Springs; two sisters, Ruby Howard of Star City and Sheila Pruitt of Ward; twelve grandchildren, Drake Davis, Hunter Ray, Abagail Beatty, Benjamin Beatty, Aubrey Ray, Olivia Davis, Kinsey Rodgers, JJ Kearney, Kyleigh Kearney, Kaycen Burch, Ellie Watson and Emmie Watson; and one great grandchild, Asher Dillion.
Funeral service will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, January 23, 2022, at the Stephenson-Dearman chapel in Monticello. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Saturday evening at the funeral home. Burial will be in Butler Cemetery in Star City. You can sign Jerry's guestbook page at www.stephensondearman.com.