OBITUARY

Ora Frances Pruett

April 5, 1928December 4, 2018
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Mrs. Frances Pruett, age 90, of Statham, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.

Mrs. Pruett is a native of Barrow County. She is the daughter of the late John Dual Smith and Lenora Kellum Smith. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Sandy Lee Pruett.

Mrs. Pruett was a 1945 graduate of Winder-Barrow High School. She was a dedicated member of Bethlehem First United Methodist Church where she was a leader as a Sunday School teacher. Mrs. Pruett was a former secretary at Summerhour Furniture Company, and at ROHR, and later was the co-owner of Pruett Oil Company. She served as the chair of the Board at Winder-Barrow Hospital.

Mrs. Pruett is survived by her husband of 70 years, Mr. Leon Pruett of Statham; daughter, Fran (Alan) Bower of Statham; grandchildren, Libby Myers and Lee Bower; and three great-grandchildren, Hannah and Lilly Myers and Finn Bower.

The funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Frances Pruett will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Bethlehem First United Methodist Church with Rev. Frank Bernat and Chaplain Jeff Clegg officiating. Burial will follow the service at the Bethlehem First United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends on Wednesday evening, December 5, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 at the funeral home.

The family has respectfully requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in memory of Mrs. Pruett to the Bethlehem First United Methodist Church, 709 Christmas Ave, Bethlehem, GA 30620.

Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is entrusted with the arrangements.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, December 5, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, December 6, 2018
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Ora Frances Pruett

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Linda Knowles

December 4, 2018

I will always remember her dedication to BFUMC. She was a sweet lady.

Mary Lou Garner

December 4, 2018

Will always remember Mrs. Pruett's blue eyes and smiles. Her eyes would just light up. Never knew what to expect, she'd come out with a comment so appropriate to what we were talking about. Such a sweet family. Will miss her and Mr. Leon, keeping the family in my prayers. May God bless

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