In loving memory of

Barbara Pearl Pruitt
February 2, 1936 - October 1, 2020

Barbara Pearl Pruitt, age 84, of Quincy, died Thursday, October 1, 2020 in her home.

Barbara was born February 2, 1936 in East Chicago, Indiana the daughter of Raymond Collingwood and Luzetta Catherine Pettit. She married Ronald E.Pruitt on December 11, 1954 in Griffith, Indiana. He survives.

She graduated from Hammond High School in Hammond, IN. Ron and Barbara loved to travel together. She was able to visit 47 of the 50 states, and traveled around the world, visiting Israel 3 different times.

Barbara loved reading and was devote Christian.

In addition to her husband, Barbara is survived by three daughters, Jacquelyn Lee Pruitt Kitzmiller, of Quincy, Jody Kay Henke, of Independence, KS, and Janine Louise Hawkins, of Naples, FL; four grandchildren, Elizabeth Pruitt, James Rowe, Sheila Bowser, and Timothy Pruitt; and two great-grandchildren, Alecia and Jackson Bowser.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, and her son, Jeffrey Pruitt.

Private inurnment will be held at Greenmount Cemetery

Memorials may be made out to Marion Medical Missions or American Cancer Society

Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.


Jack Hull wrote on Oct 5, 2020:

"Ron sorry to hear of Barbs passing. Our thoughts are with you and your family. Jack Hull and family "

Diana McClelland wrote on Oct 4, 2020:

"Ron and Family - so very sorry to hear of Barb's passing. She was such a lovely person. My deepest sympathies."

Dick Heitholt wrote on Oct 3, 2020:

"Remembering the fun times Fern and I had traveling to baseball games together. My condolences to you, Ron. My thoughts are with you as I hope your fine companionship and memories temper the sad feelings of the day. Barb was a wonderful friend."

Jody Henke wrote on Oct 2, 2020:

"She was a wonderful mother and loved by so many. She is in Heaven and in the loving arms of Jesus and is with Jeff once again. "