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Vernis Pratt, 75, died on Tuesday in Nashville, Tennessee. He was born in Cornettsville, Kentucky in Perry County. He started his music career in the Jeff and Hazard, Kentucky area before moving to Nashville to further pursue his singing, writing and producing career. He recorded his first record when he was 19. During his musical career, he appeared with Loretta Lynn, Merle Haggard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Conway Twitty, Bill Monroe, Charlie Daniels and many others. According to his son Tony Pratt, Vernis was inducted into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. In 1975, he worked with Jerry Reed and Burt Reynolds on the movie, "W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings." A memorial service to celebrate Pratt's life will be held today from 2 PM until 4 PM at the Hampton Inn, in Bellevue, Tennessee.