CASAR-- Dorothy Lee McNeilly Pruett, 83, of Casar, passed away Oct. 29, 2013, at Carolina House of Forest City.
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Born Dec. 22, 1929, in Rutherford County, she was a daughter of the late John Lero McNeilly and Ethel Elizabeth McFarland McNeilly. She was a lifelong member of Casar United Methodist Church. Mrs. Pruett worked in textiles but retired from Cleveland County and was well known for her cooking.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Amos Ralph Pruett; and two brothers, George Russell McNeilly and James Edward McNeilly.
Survivors include her son, Michael Pruett and wife Paula of Ellenboro; two grandchildren, Kimberly Mullinax and husband Frankie of Forest City, and Robbie Pruett and wife Misty of Ellenboro; great-granddaughter, Karley
Mullinax of Forest City; sister, Mavin Walker of Taylorsville; sister-in-law, Isabelle Pruett of Casar; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston
Funeral Service: 1 p.m. Thursday at Casar United Methodist Church
Officiated By: The Revs. David Hawkins, Bill Lovelace and Scott Huffman
Burial: Will follow in the church cemetery
Funeral Home: Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston, is handling the arrangements.
Memorials: May be made to Casar United Methodist Church, PO Box 190, Casar,
NC 28020 or to Rutherford County Hospice, 374 Hudlow Road, Forest City, NC
Online guest register: www.stameyfuneralhome.com
Published in Shelby Star on Oct. 30, 2013