Beatrice Pruitt passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021. She was born in Schlater, Mississippi on February 6, 1943. Beatrice lived her life worshipping the Lord. She had a love for singing and throughout her life she sang with various gospel groups throughout New York City before starting her own gospel group called “The Miracle Wonders. Beatrice will be remembered for her spunk, sense of humor, tenacity and perseverance, but most of all her heart of gold. She left a lasting impression on everyone she encountered.
Beatrice was proceeded in death by her parents Perry and Ethel Mae Pruitt. Brothers Oscar Pruitt, Sammie Pruitt, Perry Pruitt and Charlie Pruitt; Daughter Shirley Ann Pruitt and son Ranson James Pruitt.
Beatrice leaves to cherish her memory brother Willie Pruitt (Flora Pruitt) Sister-in-law Mattie Pearl Pruitt. 3 daughters, Ethel Barnes (Calvin Barnes) Priscilla McDonald (Mike McDonald) Shante Corbett (Joseph Corbett) and 1 son Robert L. Pruitt. 10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
At Beatrice’s request there will not be a funeral service she will be cremated. A celebration of life will be held at a later date in New York, and North Carolina.
In lieu of flowers the family request that you make a donation to the American Diabetes Association.