CHERRYVILLE - Lorene Vada Heavner Pruett, 95, of 403 Delview Road, went with her Lord and loving husband on July 2, 2013, at Somerset Court Cherryville.
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She was born Feb. 25, 1918, daughter of the late Acie Lee and Ellen Clara Hallman Heavner.
Lorene was a member of First Baptist Church in Cherryville, active in Sunday School, and served 51 years in the Beginners Sunday School Class. She retired from Howell Manufacturing Company. Lorene was known as the "Watchdog of Delview Road."
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, William Vance Pruett; daughter, Joyce P. Moss; grandsons, Paul Moss, Jr., and Todd Moss Sr., and 14 brothers and sisters.
Lorene is survived by two grandchildren, Mark Moss of Cherryville, and Areanda Weaver and husband, Robert, of Cherryville; sixteen great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held 4 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Cherryville with the Rev. Dr. Vince Hefner officiating.
Burial will be in City Memorial Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Friday at Carpenter's Funeral and Cremation Services.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 301 East First Street, Cherryville, NC 28021.
Published in Gaston Gazette on July 4, 2013