DEXTER -- Ruth B. Pruitt, 91, died Sept. 21, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.
Born June 25, 1913, in Dexter, daughter of the late Delmer B. and Eula Bell Thompson, she had lived in Illinois for many years before returning to Dexter where she was a member of the First Christian Church.
On July 16, 1951, she married Bertrand Pruitt Jr. who preceded her in death on Dec. 26, 1979.
One brother, Paul D. Travers, also preceded her in death. Survivors include: one brother, Bob Travers of Phoenix, Ariz.; and one sister, Dorothy Nichols of Dexter.
Visitation is from 11:30 a.m. today until time for services at 1 p.m. at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter with the Rev. Vaughn Wright of Dexter officiating.
Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.