Clipped From The Franklin Evening Star
Rites Announced For Allen Pruift World War I Veteran Dies Early Saturday EDINBURG, April 14 Funeral services for Allen Pruitt, veteran of World War I, have been set for 2 o'clock Monday . afternoon in the East Columbus Pilgrim Holiness church. The services are to be in charge of the Rev. Garnctt Jewell, and he will be assisted by the Rev. E. R. Weekly. Burial is to take place in Rest Haven cemetery. The body is being returned from the Mutz funeral home to the late residence south of Garden City where friends may call after 10 o'clock Sunday morning. They are invited to attend the rites. Died Saturday Mr. Pruitt died Saturday morning morning at 12:40 o'clock in his home following following an extended illness. He was born in Hamblen township township in Brown county on Jan. 29, 1891 and his parents were Mrs. Katherine Fox Pruitt and the late William Pruitt. Mr. Pruitt was one of the prominent prominent and successful farmers in Bartholomew Bartholomew county, was a veteran of World War I and was a member of the Bethel Pilgrim Holiness church. On Dec. 24. 1920 he was married to Ethel Gates and three sons were born to them. The widow survives with the sons, Ralph Pruitt, Clayton Pruitt and Merrill Pruitt, of Columbus; two grandchildren, Terrill Dcanc Pruitt and Sheryl Jeanne Pruitt, and his mother, of Edinburg. Others remaining are three brothers and four sisters, Leslie Pruitt, Mrs. Mayme WalU, of Nashville, Ray Pruitt, of Columbus; Columbus; Arthur Pruitt, Mrs. Hesper Phillips, of Edinburg; Mrs. Vivian Christman and Mrs. Opal Money, of Indianapolis.