Larry J. Pruett, 57, Brownstown

Larry Joe Pruett, 57, of Brownstown, died at 8:17 a.m. on Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday in Griffith Cemetery, with B.J. Deal officiating. Military rites were accorded by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9770 of Brownstown. Claggett Funeral Home in Brownstown was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Brownstown VFW or donor’s choice.

Mr. Pruett was born on June 25, 1952, in Vandalia, the son of Ivan E. and Cora Ward Pruett. He married Gloria Von Behren on Dec. 15, 1973, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in St. Paul.

He is survived by his wife; sons, Derek Pruett and special friend Tara Hoyle of Brownstown, and Dustin Pruett and his wife Lindsey of Brownstown; and mother, of Brownstown.


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