Obituary: Marcia Arlene Pruett

May 2, 1926 – December 3, 2019

Marcia Arlene Pruett, 93, of Mitchell, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at Mitchell Manor. 

Born May 22, 1926, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of George W. and Nellie (Love) Bush.  She married Kenneth E. Pruett on September 27, 1947, and he preceded her in death on March 26, 1988. Marcia was a homemaker and enjoyed taking care of her grandbabies.    She was a member of Jacob Finger United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.  Marcia was a 1944 graduate of Mitchell High School.

Survivors include her son, Gary (Donna) Pruett of Mitchell; granddaughters, Amy (Richard) Coleman of Knoxville, Tennessee, Melissa VanAntwerp of Annandale, Virginia, Laura (Shaun Elliott) VanAntwerp of Annandale, Virginia, Sarah (Phillip) Ashley of Alexandra, Virginia, Betsy (Bill) Wolf of Knoxville, Tennessee, Holly (Clint) Sharp of Seymour, Tennessee and 7 great-grandchildren.

Her parents; husband;  daughter, Cynthia “Cindy” VanAntwerp; son, Warren Jay Pruett; and siblings, Donald Bush, Mildred Ruth Reynolds, and Ada Brown, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, December 7th, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Kevin Andry officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. The family will receive friends from Noon until the service on Saturday at the funeral home. 

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