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Eleanor Corinne Yager Pruitt


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Eleanor Corinne Yager Pruitt Obituary
Eleanor Corinne Yager Pruitt

Como, MS

Eleanor Corinne Yager Pruitt, 90, of Como, MS, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 31, 2018, in Ridgeland, MS, after a brief illness. Eleanor was born on April 15, 1928, in Moscow, TN, to Lonnie Ernest Yager, Sr., and Hattie Louise Malone Yager. After high school, Eleanor moved to Memphis, TN, where she met her beloved husband of 65 years, David Edwin Pruitt. Eleanor was a resident of Como for 68 years where she was a member of the Como United Methodist Church. Eleanor was very active in the church and community. She especially enjoyed cooking, gardening, and playing bridge, and loved time spent with her family and many close friends.

Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, Lonnie Ernest Yager, Jr., and sister Mary Louise Yager Womack. She is survived by her children, Karen Pruitt of Jackson, MS, Edwin Pruitt (Judy), of Metairie, LA, and Kenneth Pruitt (Pam) of Hayden, AL; grandchildren, Stephanie, David, Eli, and Walt Pruitt; sister, Ann Yager Armfield Harvey of Cumming, GA, and brother, George Donald "Sonny" Yager of Winterville, GA.

A memorial service will be held at the Como United Methodist Church, Main Street, Como, MS, Saturday June 16, at 2 p.m., with visitation at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Como United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 277, Como, MS 38619, , or a .
Published in The Commercial Appeal on June 11, 2018
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