- Cullman, Alabama

September 5, 2013

Joyce Roberta Gilbreath Pruett

Cullman Funeral Home

CULLMAN — Joyce Roberta Gilbreath Pruett

Funeral services for Joyce Roberta Gilbreath Pruett, 88, of Cullman will be 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at Cullman Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Concord Baptist Cemetery, the Rev. Hollis Gardner and Heath Gardner officiating.

Cullman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Pruett passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, at her residence. She was born Sept. 29, 1924, to Noble William and Francis Defoor Gilbreath. She was a homemaker, devoted wife, and a loving mother and grandmother. She was a member of Concord Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, and spending time with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband of 54 years, Sterling Pruett.

Survivors include four sons, Thomas (Sue McKinnon) Pruett, William (Mary) Pruett, James Pruett and John Pruett; seven daughters, Patsy (Bobby) Cagle, Laverne (Hollis) Gardner, Marie (Thurston) Gay, Sarah (Ricky) Yarbrough, Betty (Larry) Jones, Lorene (Darren) Howell and Bonnie (Norman) Kee; a sister-in-law, Alene Crawford; a brother-in-law, Billy Ray Pruett; 19 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; a cousin, Ethel Speegle; two dear friends, T.Q. and Olene Harper; and a host of family and friends.

Visitation will be from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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