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Sylvester Pruitt

October 9, 1934 – October 1, 2017

Sylvester Pruitt
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Obituary for Sylvester Pruitt

Mr. Sylvester Pruitt 82, passed away Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center.

Born October 9, 1934 in Davie County, he was the son of the late John Matthew Pruitt and Evelyn Vinson Pruitt and reared by stepmother Mamie Jones Pruitt.

Mr. Pruitt was educated in the public schools of Rowan County and attended R.A. Clement High School, Cleveland. He retired from Hoescht Celenese Company.

He was a member of Erwin Temple C.M.E. Church, Woodleaf, where he served in the Men's choir and a former Trustee.

Mr. Pruitt was an avid fisherman and a excellent cook and loved to work in the yard.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Alan Pruitt; sister, Elizabeth Pruitt Neely; brother Samuel Lee Pruitt.

He leaves precious and loving memories to his devoted wife, Annie Marie Leazer Pruitt of the home; sons, Sylvester L. Pruitt and Matthew F. Pruitt both of Salisbury; daughter, Marsha D. Pruitt, Charlotte ;brothers, Elmer V. Pruitt (Monica), Richmond, VA., Walter L. Pruitt (Collette), Washington, DC., sisters, Dorothy P. Fowler, Laurinton, NY., Christine P. Lazenby (Willie), Cooleemee, Vera H. Eller, Salisbury; sister-in-laws, Mary Ruth Houston, Salisbury, Priscilla B. Leazer, Lumberton; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

First Visitation

When Saturday, October 7th, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Moore's Chapel AME Zion Church,Salisbury
500 Partee Street
Salisbury, NC
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Service Information

Saturday, October 7th, 2017, 1:00pm
Rev. Harold Jordan
Rev. Ervin Hannah
Moore's Chapel AME Zion Church,Salisbury
500 Partee Street
Salisbury, NC

Interment Information

Erwin Temple CME Church Cemetery
Needmore Rd.
Woodleaf, NC