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Ruby Pruitt

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Ruby Pruitt
Ruby Estell Pruitt, daughter of the late Elbert Malcom and Fannie Doyle Malcom, was born Oct. 11, 1916 in Beebe, Ark., and departed this life on May 16, 2009 at the age of 92 years, 7 months and 5 days. Ruby married W.D. Pruitt on Jan. 12, 1935. W.D. preceded her in death on April 22, 2000.

Survivors include nine daughters, Barbara Pate, of Kansas City, Mo., Billie Mikel, of Kennett, JoAnne Smith, of St. Louis, Mo., Bonnie McGee, of Kennett, Patricia Collier, of O'Fallon, Mo., Linda Venters, of Kennett, Dorothy Riggs, of White Oak, Mo., Janie Angel, of Kennett and Debbie Holland, of Piggott, Ark.; 24 grandchildren: 42 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Lillian Pruitt, of Beebe, Ark., Shirley Johnson, of Little Rock, Ark., and Jewel Dee Powell, of Benton, Ark., and other relatives and many friends.

Ruby was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael McGee; a great grandson, Zachary Angel; a brother, Louis Malcom, and three sisters, Clara Phillips, Coynell Permenter and Reba Hankins.

Ruby was of White Oak, Mo.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Tuesday, May 19, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett with services being held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, at Calvary Assembly of God Church in Kennett with Rev. Gary Meyers officiating.

Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.

Pallbearers are Scottie Moore, Jeff Pugh, Benny Pate, Doug Simms,

Steve McGee, Bobby Willis, Harold and Keith Mikel.