DEXTER -- Marjorie Pruitt, 84, died Oct. 5, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.
Born Oct. 9, 1917, in Hunterville, daughter of the late Thomas and Lillie Davenport Bascom, she was a graduate of Dexter High School and lived in Dexter until 1940 when she moved to Poplar Bluff. She and her husband owned and operated Pruitt Glass and Paint Co. in Poplar Bluff for many years. For the past seven years she had lived in Dexter and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff.
On Dec. 3, 1938, at Piggott, Ark., she married Lewis Pruitt who preceded her in death on Feb. 12, 1999.
Survivors include: two sons, Thomas L. Pruitt of Poplar Bluff and John Pruitt of Dexter; one brother, Clifford Bascom of Apache Junction, Ariz.; and four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
One sister, Lenora Cross, also preceded her in death.
Memorial services will be scheduled for a later date.
Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Dexter is in charge of arrangements.