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Susie Lee Drayton Pruitt

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Susie Lee Drayton Pruitt Obituary
SUSIE LEE DRAYTON PRUITT, age 100, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday evening, February 12, 2014 at the residence of her loving daughter, Susie and Alvin Thomas in Riverside, CA. She will now join her loving husband, Jacob Pruitt, who predeceased her in September 2006. They were joined in marriage May 3, 1937. Born November 20, 1913 in Allendale, South Carolina to Daisy Capers and Dolphus Drayton, she was a member of Happy Home Baptist Church. As a young adult, she moved to Boston, Massachusetts to join other family members and married. She and the family lived in Dorchester for many years and in 2006 she moved to Brockton where she resided at the Belair Senior Complex until November 2012 when she moved to Riverside, California. She will always be remembered as a loving person who loved her family deeply. She was a strong, caring person to all regardless of their circumstances; very independent and had an unbelievably tenacious spirit which stayed with her until the end. She will be greatly missed by family and friends. Arrangements Entrusted to the Care of 9695 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA 92503, (951) 785-4071. Please go to www.akesfamilyfuneralhome.com and sign the guest book.

Published in Press-Enterprise on Feb. 23, 2014
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