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Joe David Pettigrew (8-19-15) service 8-22-15

Joe David Pettigrew, 76, of Adamsville, died on Wednesday, Aug. 19.
He was born in the Gilchrist Community of McNairy County, the son of Alene Chambers Pettigrew and the late Lawrence Pettigrew. He was united in marriage to Dorothy Jones, who survives.
Mr. Pettigrew was a member of Mt. Sharon Presbyterian Church. He was a truck driver for 50 years.
In addition to his wife Dorothy Pettigrew, he is survived by two daughters, Mitzi Pettigrew Mitchell and Leigh Pettigrew Evans, both of Selmer; two sons, Marty Pettigrew of Memphis and Dave Pettigrew of Adamsville; his mother, Alene Pettigrew of Adamsville; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Clay Pettigrew.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, Aug. 22, at Mount Sharon Presbyterian Church in Adamsville with Marty Pettigrew and Ricky Mitchell officiating. Burial followed in the Gilchrist Cemetery at Adamsville. Shackelford Funeral Directors of Selmer was in charge of arrangements.

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