Elizabeth R. Pruitt
Rita (Frazier) Pruitt, 92, passed away on February 27, 2016 at
Spring Arbor Assisted Living Facility, Kill Devil Hills, NC. Born
July 15, 1923 in Durham, NC, she was the daughter of the late John
Henry Frazier and Sadie Mae Lemons Frazier and was preceded in death by
her husband Roland Sterling Pruitt, son Ronald Walter Frazier, sister
Catherine Mae McNeill, and brother William Lemon Frazier.
1954, she moved to Silver Spring, MD. She moved to Sanford, FL in
1973 after retiring from the International Union of Unite Food and
Commercial Workers, where she was an IBM keypunch operator. She
returned to the Tar Heel state in 2014. She was a Protestant and
a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, MD chapter 66.
Elizabeth is survived by two sons George Roland Pruitt and wife
Christine, and Thomas Tracy Pruitt and wife Elizabeth; and
daughter-in-law Melody Nagosta Frazier; nieces Barbara Jean Briggs and
Juanita B. Woods; her cat Malibu; 8 grandchildren, 16 great
grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.
service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family
requests that donations be made to Feline Hope Animal Shelter
(felinehope.org), Kitty Hawk, or to the animal rescue organization of
your choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family at
www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was
entrusted with arrangements.