Betty Sue Pruitt Brown, 78, of Hendersonville, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, March 5, 2009, at her home.
She was born May 1, 1930 to the late Alonzo and Gladys Pruitt. She resided in Henderson county all her life. She loved to sing, laugh and cook. She was a devoted homemaker, mother and grandmother, who was dearly loved by her husband and family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Jacob Paul Tankersley, and a brother, Harold Pruitt.
Survivors include her loving husband of fifty-nine years, J.V. Brown; children, Carolyn Cox, Gary Brown, Rhonda O’Connor, Sheila Barnwell and Glenda Tankersley; three brothers, Alonzo, Jr., Norman and Jerry Pruitt; a sister, Sybil Laughter; nine grandchildren; and twenty-five great grandchildren.
She will be greatly missed, but always in our hearts.
A celebration of her life will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, March 8, 2009, at Victory Baptist Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church, and at other times will be at her home. Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731. Guests may sign a register book at www.forestlawnhendersonville.com.
Forest Lawn Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.
Carolyn, Rhonda, and family;
I am so sorry to hear of the death of your dear mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this sad time. God bless and keep you.
My Dad and our whole family want to thank each and everyone for your coments, prayers,flowers,food and for just being there in our sadness.Please continue to pray for Daddy and all of us and please stop by and talk with Daddy. I think that will help him.
Gary I know you will miss her but you can feel confident she is in the arms of Jesus and you and your family will someday be together again. Praying for you and family.
May you find comfort in knowing your mothers at peace.
Our eyes are full of tears for you.
We are sorry to hear about your loss. She will be greatly missed and thought of. May the Lord comfort your family during this time.
Dear, Doug and Glenda,
Im thinking of you and your family.
I thank Betty for being the great person she was. She was a nice lady, who’d do anything for someone. She will be gratly missed.
To all the family, Betty will be missed. You are all in our thoughts
JV & Family,
It is with great sorrow that Judy and I learned of Mrs. Brown’s passing. We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Bill & Judy Arp Case
You are in our thoughts and prayers.