Rev. Jimmy Alden Privette

August 11, 1933September 10, 2018

Rev. Jimmy Alden Privette, 85, of Caldwell County, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018 at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care with family by his side.

He was born August 11, 1933 in Nash County to the late Winda Privette and Annie Vester.

Jimmy served as a Police Officer in Raleigh, worked for the State Department, was as an associate Pastor and served as a Minister. During his early life he was a member of the United States Air Force.

In addition to his parents, he is preceeded in death by his siblings; Ellis Privette, Joyce Dean, Peggy Gentry and Stuart Privette. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Linda Irene Privette, children; Gregory Keith Privette and wife Arlene, Barry Stevens Privette, Joanne Privette, Amy Joyce Medina and husband Tracy, brother; Neul Privette, grandchildren; Julie Elizabeth Privette, Jennifer Leigh Privette, Jonathan Keith Privette, Kristie Dawn Morris, Christopher James Privette, Samara Marie Wacksman, Adera Brooks Brown, great grandchildren; Jude William McCloud, Madison Grace Morris and Mason Garrett Morris.

A funeral service will be held for Rev. Privette and Mrs. Privette at Harris Chapel Baptist Church, 1448 Cajah Mountain Road, at 10:00 am on Friday, September 14, 2018 with Rev. Ron Burgette officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:00 am to 10:00 am prior to the service. Entombment will be at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens at a later date.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested memorials be made in Jimmy’s honor to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood St. NW, Lenoir, NC 28645.

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Pendry’s Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Jimmy Alden Privette.


  • Visitation Friday, September 14, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, September 14, 2018

Rev. Jimmy Alden Privette

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Lisa Tuck

September 13, 2018

You and Mrs. Privette made a tremendous impact on my life when I worked with you and Barry on the bus ministry at Harris Chapel. Thank you for being a positive influence on me. Love, Lisa Tuck RIP

Michael Privette

September 12, 2018

So sorry for your lost , May God be with the family through this sad time . Wish we would have known earlier.