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Marcia Arlene PruettPassing: December 3, 2019


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Saturday, December 7th @ 3:00 p.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Saturday, December 7th @ 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Mitchell Cemetery

Saturday, December 7th

MITCHELL – Marcia Arlene Pruett, 93, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at Mitchell Manor.

Born May 22, 1926, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of George W. and Nellie (Love) Bush.  She married Kenneth E. Pruett September 27, 1947, and he preceded her in death March 26, 1988.

 Marcia was a homemaker and enjoyed taking care of her grandbabies.    She was a member of Jacob Finger United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.  Marcia was a 1944 graduate of Mitchell High School.

son, Gary (Donna) Pruett of Mitchell
Amy (Richard) Coleman of Knoxville, Tennessee
Melissa VanAntwerp of Annandale, Virginia
Laura VanAntwerp of Annandale, Virginia
Sarah (Phillip) Ashley of Alexandria, Virginia
Betsy (Bill) Wolf of Knoxville, Tennessee
Holly (Clint) Sharp of Seymour, Tennessee

7 great grandchildren

Her parents; husband;  daughter, Cynthia “Cindy” VanAntwerp; son, Warren Jay Pruett; and siblings, Donald Bush, Mildred Ruth Reynolds, and Ada Brown, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, December 7, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Kevin Andry officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

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11 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Donna Kendall | http://Mitchell
    Date: December 8, 2019
    I am so sorry for your loss.
  2. Guest: Karin Dobson | http://JacksonvilleJacksonville
    Date: December 6, 2019
    Gary, I'm so sorry for the loss of your Mother. She was a great lady.Love ya.Karin Dobson
  3. Guest: Jan Fortner | http://Bedford
    Date: December 6, 2019
    Gary and family. So sorry to hear about your mothers passing. It is a difficult journey to get through losing a loved one. Prayers.
  4. Guest: Bobby Brown | http://Venice Florida
    Date: December 5, 2019
    Gary I’m sorry for your mother’s passing. I’m sure she will have been met by Jay, saying something like shew mom finally, I’ve been waiting.❤
  5. Guest: Pam Pridemore | http://Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: December 5, 2019
    Gary, Remembering Marcia and all the times I spent at your house when we were kids. Wonderful memories ,so sorry for your loss.
  6. Guest: Victoria Cruz | http://San Antonio , TX
    Date: December 5, 2019
    Please accept our condolences for the loss of your sweet mother. May your memories of your mom bring you comfort during this difficult time. God bless you and your family. Love, Victoria Cruz
  7. Guest: Patty Cottengain | http://Orleans, IN
    Date: December 4, 2019
    I'm so sorry for your loss.
  8. Guest: Susan Chastain Kay | http://Blaine, Tn.
    Date: December 4, 2019
    So sorry for your loss
  9. Guest: Eva Russell | http://Carmichael, Ca 95608
    Date: December 4, 2019
    love to you Gary
  10. Guest: Georgia Bohlman | http://Orleans, Indiana
    Date: December 4, 2019
    Gary, my condolences on your loss
  11. Guest: Gary & Bonnie Cousineau | http://Mitchell In.
    Date: December 4, 2019
    So sorry to hear of the passing of Marcia. She was such a sweet lady and sat in front of us at church and with a smile and a hello always. Our sympathies go out to Gary and her family.