James Prentice Hardister Jr., age 79, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2013, in Madison County General Hospital of Jackson, Tenn.
Mr. Hardister was preceded in death by his parents, James Prentice Hardister Sr. and Mable Bridgewater Hardister.
He was a member of the Whiteville Masonic Lodge No. 148 F. & A.M., a member of Poplar Corner Baptist Church and he spent his life as a car dealer. He was general manager of Bob Scofield Ford in Arab, Ala., and a general manager of Bob Scofield Chrysler, Jeep Dealership in Decatur, Ala.
Funeral services for Mr. Hardister are held under the direction of the Brownsville-Bells Funeral Homes Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at Poplar Corner Baptist Church, Brownsville, Tenn., at 2 p.m. Visitation is in the church from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Burial will follow in Brownsville Memorial Gardens, Brownsville, Tenn.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Doughty Hardister, Brownsville, Tenn, two daughters, Teri Hardister McCann, (Thomas), Germantown, Tenn., and Suzanne Hardister Horsley, (David), Decatur, Ala., a brother, Thomas Albert Hardister, (Brenda), Brownsville, Tenn., and six grandchildren, Jaclyn Nicole McRae, Dallas, Texas, Tommy Ralph McRae III, Decatur, Ala., Bailie Doughty McRae, Decatur, Ala., Zachary Hardister McCann, Germantown, Tenn., Madeline Beauclair McCann, Germantown, Tenn., and Samantha Dylan McCann, Germantown, Tenn.