James “Jim” Woodson Pruitt, age 91, of Tonasket, died Sunday, January 13, 2013 at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. He was born September 27, 1921 in Okalona, Miss. to James Montgomery and Olga Reed Pruitt.
Jim is survived by his children: James E. Pruitt (Alta) of Republic; Kathleen Pruitt (Kim Harriman) of Tonasket and Teri Pruitt of Tonasket. His beloved grandchildren: Kelly Pruitt, Jamie Pruitt, Mandy Lindhe Rettedal, Brittany Lindhe and Dustin James Pruitt as well as seven great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Margaret Schmeling (married on Dec. 7,1948), his son Albert Montgomery Pruitt; brother Berk Pruitt and sister Linda Lou Pruitt.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at 1 p.m. at the Tonasket Community Church with Pastor Leon Alden officiating. Interment will follow at the Tonasket Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to the U.S. Armed Forces Legacy Project, P.O. Box 854, Tonasket, WA 98855.
A complete obituary will be placed at www.berghfuneralservice.com. Please visit and leave your memories of Jim and sign his online guestbook.
Bergh Funeral Service of Oroville/Tonasket in care of arrangements.