Obit for Emilie Adelle Meredith Pruitt
Obituary Notice dated Feb 17, 1998:
Funeral services for Mrs. Adelle Pruitt, 80, of Mart, will be held this afternoon at 2 in Mart Church of Christ. Burial will be in Wortham Cemetary, under direction of Littlepage Funeral Home-Mart.
Mrs. Pruitt, who died Tuesday in Parkview Regional Hospital, was born near Teague on Feb. 18, 1917 to Clyle Thomas and Ruby Hicks Meredith. She was married to Marion Richard (Dick) Pruitt on May 2, 1934 in Wortham. Her husband died in 1944 in an oilfield accident. Adelle never remarried. She was a registered nurse's aide and worked for many years at Park Plaza Nursing Home in Mart. Mrs. Pruitt attended the Church of Christ at Mart and attended the Ladies Bible Class. She was a graduate of Alamo Beauty College in San Antonio.
In addition to her husband, preceding her in death were her parents, her step-mother, Dolly, a sister and five brothers. Surviving are her only child, Patsy Delle Dirks and husband, Dwayne, of Pine River, Minnesota; three grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; a brother and sister--in-law, Aubrey Clyde and Adela Meredith of Sinton; three other sisters-in-law from this area- Dorothy Meredith Hilscher of Mexia, Dorothy Nell Meredith of Groesbeck and Ann Meredith of Tehuacana; and two nephews from this area- Clifford Wayne Meredith of Groesbeck and Norman Meredith of Tehuacana.