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Donna J. Pruitt

February 19, 1927 ~ October 15, 2021 (age 94)

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Obituary of Donna J. Pruitt:

     Donna J. Pruitt, daughter of James H. Lewis and LoRee L. (Eliott) Lewis was born February 19, 1927 at Newton, Kansas and passed away on October 15 2021 at Republic County Hospital ISB, Belleville, Kansas at the age of 94.

     After graduating from Belleville High School in 1945 and graduating from the University of Kansas, Donna worked for two years in interior design in Kansas City, Missouri.  She was united in marriage to Melvin A. Pruitt on September 28, 1952.

     After their marriage in 1952, Melvin and Donna lived in Corpus Christi, Texas for a year.  She and her husband returned to Belleville where she worked for 40 years in the family automobile business, Jim Lewis Motors Inc.  Donna retired in 1993. 

     She was preceded in death by her parents, James and LoRee Lewis, brother Dr. James J. Lewis, nephew, Kelly Lewis.

     She is survived by her husband, Melvin A. Pruitt of Belleville, KS, , three nephews, Kirk (Jayne) Lewis of Fort Collins, CO, Keith Lewis of Wichita, KS, Bryan Lewis of Wichita, KS , other relatives and many friends.

     Cremation was chosen.

     Graveside Inurnment services at the Belleville Cemetery, will be held at a later date.

     Inurnment will be in Belleville Cemetery, Belleville, KS.

     Memorials may be given to the Donna J. Pruitt memorial fund.

     Online condolences and information at www.bachelor-surber.com

     Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS in charge of arrangements


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Family to do services at later date

Belleville Cemetery
1670 Nickel Road
Belleville, KS 66935

Please note
Please note, the Graveside Inurnment services for Melvin and Donna Pruitt will be held at a later date. Memorials may be given to the Donna J. Pruitt Memorial Fund.
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