Anniston " A gathering for friends and family for Joseph Arnold Pruett, age 76, will be held on, Monday, April 23, 2007 from 5:00pm to 7:00 pm at K.L. Brown Memory Chapel. Mr. Pruett died Saturday at Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his daughters Kelly Beane and husband Randy, Oxford; Kimberly Guess, Guntersville, Al; Sister Joan Coleman, Anniston; Brother Billy Wern Pruett, Anniston, Al; three Grandsons Charley Guess, Casey Guess and Dakota Beane; and Caregiver Fannie Groce; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Pruett played semi-pro baseball for the Yankees organization and played for the Birmingham Barons. He coached baseball for the Anniston Pony League for 17 years. Mr. Pruett was a star baseball and football player at Anniston High School. He served in the Army as a Military Policeman and fought in the Korean War. Mr. Pruett retired from AT&T with 35 years of service. He was a member of the Swinging Stars Square Dancers & Telephone Pioneers. Mr. Pruett was instrumental in the building of Trinity Christian Academy and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. Mr. Pruett’s most noted accomplishment was being a wonderful father, grandfather and friend.
Mr. Pruett was preceded in death by Mother Lida Pruett; father Sion A. Pruett Sr.; Sister Elizabeth Bordelon and two brothers James Sisk and S.A Pruett II.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.klbrownmemorychapel.com.
Arrangements by K.L. Brown Memory Chapel, 620 Golden Springs Road, Anniston, AL 36207 (256) 231-2334.