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Venitta M. Pruett, 91

Passed Away: 07/07/2012

Venitta M. Pruett, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday July 7, 2012 at her residence following a period of declining health.

Mrs. Pruett was born January 1, 1921 in Dawson County to the late Hansel and Ila Mae Tinsley. She lived in Atlanta 30 years before returning to Dawson County. A homemaker at her death, she was formerly employed at Kays 5 & 10 in Atlanta. One of her loves in life was working in her flower gardens. She was a member of Sweetwater Baptist Church and was also preceded in death by her husband, Edward Pruett; daughter, Doris Christine Pruett; son, Jay Pruett; grandsons, Chris Pruett, Mike Pruett; sister, Inez Pope; brothers, Hoyt Tinsley, Ward “Bud” Tinsley, and Ernest Tinsley.

Surviving are her children, James and Linda Pruett, Dawsonville, Brenda Gee, Dawsonville, Faye Pruett, Tiger, Walter and Shelba Pruett, Marble Hill, Sharon Pruett, Dawsonville, Gail and Alan Walker, Dawsonville; sister, June Bates, Conyers; 13 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and a number of other relatives.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday July 10, 2012 at 1 o’clock at Sweetwater Baptist Church. Rev. Mark Flowers and Rev. Sven Mossinger will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 4 until 8 and Monday from 12 noon until 8 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Sweetwater Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 505 Elliott Family Parkway, Dawsonville, GA 30534.

Condolences may be expressed at

Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.

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