Josephine Pruett

Bethalto | Friday, May 18 2012

Josephine Pruett, age 84, went to be with the Lord at 11:15 pm, on Friday, May 18, 2012 at Blue Fountain Manor in Godfrey. 

She was born on December 3, 1927, in Alton IL, the daughter of Guy & Adrian (Ward) Pruett.

Josephine attended schools in Alton and Wood River.  She was employed at Owens IL Glass for 37 years, retiring in 1983.  While employed she worked as a selector and inspector in the packing dept.

She is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Judy & William “Dave” Huff of Bethalto; two nephews and their spouses, Steven & Robin Huff of Brighton and Eric & Lori Huff of Edwardsville; three great nieces and nephews, Ryan Huff, Erin Huff and Ian Huff; two step great nieces and nephews, Chandler Brown and Morgan Brown; one uncle, Ronald Dixon; one aunt, Dorothy Ward; very special cousins and her beloved dog Chelsea.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by, aunts and uncles, Pauline Dixon, Paul Ward, George Ward and Hobert Ward.

Visitation will be from 9:30 am until time of funeral service at 11 am at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, with Pastor Richard Newcom officiating.

Burial will follow at Upper Alton Cemetery in Alton.

Memorials may be made to the Whitelaw Ave. Baptist Church in Wood River and or the 5 A’s of Animal Human Shelter of Alton.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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