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James “Shannon’ Pride went to be with our Lord and Savior on March 18, 2019.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Regena Justice-Smith; father, James Jimmy “BoBo” Pride; grandparents, John Justice and Rev. Bryson Pride and Lucille Pride; step-son, Stephen Lee Seiber III.
He is survived by his wife, Benita Pride; daughter, Avalee Shannon Pride; grandmother, Edna Justice; brother, Shawn Pride; step-father, Jeff Smith and sister, Jessica Armes; niece, Destiny Phillips, Shaylyn, Jordan and Morgan Bunch; nephews, Raylan Pride, Michael, Jacob, Bryson Bunch and River Brown and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.
He retired as a respiratory therapist were he saved many lives. Shannon loved the Lord, family, the bible but most of all he loved being called Daddy. He will be greatly missed and remembered. You are always in our hearts Shannon baby.
The family will receive friends Friday, March 22, 2019 at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg from 5:00-8:00 p.m. with the funeral to follow at 8:00 p.m. with Bro. Greg Overton officiating. Graveside services will be Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Roane Memorial Gardens in Rockwood.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to City Employees Credit Union, c/o Avalee Pride College Fund, 5308 Washington Pike Suite 135, Knoxville, TN 37918.
Schubert Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.