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Information for Elizabeth Johnston Pruitt
14 September 1891 - 20 January 1978
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
January 1978
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Elizabeth J. Pruitt

     CALDWELL Funeral services for Elizabeth J. Pruitt, 86, Box 56, Greenleaf, who died Friday in a Caldwell hospital, will be conducted at 11 a.m., Monday at the Greenleaf Friends Church, by Pastor Paul Goins, under the direction of  Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Interment will follow at Greenleaf Cemetery.
    She was born Sept. 14, 1891, at Zearing, Iowa.  She married Edward H. Pruitt Aug. 16, 1913 at Zearing.  They moved to Greenleaf in Sept. 1913.  At two periods in her life, they homesteaded west of Homedale.  She was active through the years in her church and various areas of service.  Her husband preceded her in death Nov. 16, 1958.
    She is survived by two sons, E. David, Portland, Ore., and Arthur J. Pruitt, Dundee, Ore.; two daughters, Estella Fuller, Greenleaf, and Mary Davidson, Kellogg: two sisters, Alice E. Brierley, Zearing, and Sarah Comfort, Clemons, Iowa: a brother, Ambrose Johnston, Zearing; 17 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Annie, a grandson, Stephen, and two brothers.




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