Elizabeth P. Gay

August 2, 1940October 5, 2021

Elizabeth P. (Betsy) Gay, Springville, AL, age 81, passed away on Oct. 5, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. John F. Gay, her parents, Mr. & Mrs. E.P. Pruitt, Jr. of Birmingham, AL. and her brother, Dr. E.P. Pruitt III, of Dothan, Al. She is survived by her other brother, Robert L. (Bob) Pruitt (Susan), of St. George Island, Fl.; nephew, Robert L. (Lee) Pruitt, Jr. (Rachael), of Lutz, Fl.; niece , Cassandra Duke (Ryan), of Kernersville, NC and 5 grand nieces. Betsy is a graduate of Phillips High School, Birmingham, Al, she received her undergraduate degree from The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Al, and her Master’s Degree in Religious Education from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY. She is a member of Holy Infant of Prague Catholic Church in Trussville, Al. Burial will be Private. A Memorial Mass will be scheduled at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the church to Holy Infant of Prague Catholic Church 8090 Gadsden Hwy, Trussville, AL 35173.

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David Marshall

October 7, 2021

Betsy and I were good friends in our last year at Phillips. We were both in the Projection Club and had good times together in Mentone. I am sorry to learn of her passing.