April 6, 1946-
July 18, 2013
Columbus, GA- Barbara Doster Pruitt, 67 of Columbus, GA passed away on July 18, 2013.
A memorial service will be held at St. Paul United Methodist Church at 2101 Wildwood Avenue, Columbus, GA on Monday July 22, 2013 at 1:00 PM.
Barbara was born at Maxwell Field, Montgomery, Alabama April 6, 1946. She graduated from Shades Valley High School in Birmingham, Alabama. Barbara continued her education at The University of Alabama where she received a BA degree and a Masters degree in special education. After teaching in Georgia, Tennessee, Oregon and Ohio, she attended law school and got her LLD from Mercer University School of Law in Macon, Georgia.
She was married to George H. Pruitt, Jr. on October 21, 1989 at St. Luke UMC.
Barbara practiced law in Columbus for 26 years. She was a member of the Georgia Bar Association, The Kiwanis Club of Columbus, and St. Paul UMC.
Barbara is survived by her husband George, son Justin D. Gordon, his wife Ellen, grandson Anais Jude, stepson Russell T. Pruitt, brothers G. Reid Doster III, Phil Doster, sister Suzanne Doster, stepmother Charlotte Doster.
Barbara is preceded in death by her parents Maj. Gen. G. Reid Doster, Jr. and Wilma Arlene Mead Doster.
In lieu of flowers donations may be given to the
, P.O. Box 29427, Atlanta, GA 30359, St. Paul UMC, P O Box 5116 Columbus, GA 31906, Columbus Hospice at www.columbushospice.com, or the
Published in Columbus Ledger-Enquirer from July 20 to July 21, 2013