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Betty Jean Jordan Pruitt

Mrs. Betty Jean Jordan Pruitt, 68, of 901 Ridge Road, Roxboro, N.C., formerly of Buffalo Junction, died Tuesday, June 12, 2012, following an extended illness.

 Mrs. Pruitt was born Feb. 26, 1944 in Person County, NC, daughter of the late Lamberth Branch and Grace Eva Long Jordan and wife of the late David Lee Pruitt. She was a member of Buffalo Baptist Tabernacle Church.

 Surviving are her sons, David Randall Pruitt (Irene) of Anchorage, Alaska, Lee Garrett Pruitt (Kristy) of Halifax, and Russell Jones Pruitt (Cheryl) of Red Lodge, Mont.; sisters, Frances Glasscock of Skipwith, Alice Richardson of Elizabethtown, N.C., Dorothy Porterfield (Ray), Peggy Carroll, and Ann Carver (Johnnie), all of Roxboro, Brenda Howerton (Mark) of Clarksville; brothers, Sonny Jordan (Sandy) and William Jordan, both of Roxboro, N.C., and Bobby Jordan (Gloria) of Virgilina; grandchildren, Stephanie P. Moore (Justin) of Lincoln, Neb., Lance Pruitt of Cheyenne, Wyo., Kyle Pruitt and wife Randy of Eastbend, N.C., Kyrstin Pruitt of Red Lodge, Mont., Wesley Pruitt of Halifax, Joshua Howerton and Ashley Pruitt, both of Roxboro, N.C.; and a great- grandchild, Anya Pruitt of Eastbend, N.C.

In addition to her parents and husband, one son, Linwood M. Pruitt; one grandson, Bobby Lee Pruitt; and one sister, Patsy J. Tillman, also preceded Mrs. Pruitt in death.

Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Buffalo Baptist Tabernacle Church by Pastor Russell Pruitt.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Buffalo Baptist Tabernacle Church and other times at the home of Ann and Johnnie Carver, 609 Tonker Drive, Roxboro, NC.

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Walker’s Funeral Home of Mebane, NC is assisting the Pruitt family.