Lee Pruitt - obit
Lee Pruitt, 82, East Alton, Dies EAST ALTON, Feb. 12.—Lee Pruitt, 82, a resident of East Alton until a few months ago, died at 9:20 a. m. today in Our Saviour's Hospital, Hospital, Jacksonville, following an operation. He had been B patient in the hospital for three weeks and last Monday underwent surgical surgical treatment. He had been in failing health for several years, but had beeri bedfast only since entering entering the hospital. Pruitt was born in Greene county county and resided there \intil moving to East Alton about 20 years ago. He had worked at Western Cartridge Cartridge Co. until his retirement eight years ago because of the infirmities of age. He made his home here with a daughter, Mrs. Hilda Corrigan Corrigan of Herman street. After leaving leaving East Alton he went to Carrollton Carrollton to reside with a sister, Mrs. Frank Bishop. Surviving in addition to Mrs. Corrigan are three other daughters, daughters, Mrs. Gladys K*amp, Kampsville; Kampsville; Mrs. Grace Mayberry and Mrs. Rose Gray, Flint, Mich., and two sons, Carter. Pruitt. -ol Flint, Mich., and William PruKt, East Alton. He also leaves a brother, Charles Pruitt, and a sister, Mrs. William Bishop, both of While Hall, in addition to the sjster with whom he was making his home at time of his fatal illness, The body is at the Dawdy funeral home in White Hall pending arrival of the children from Michigan.