Melma Lorraine Pruitt
Published: December 19, 2012
Melma Lorraine Pruitt, 90, of Jacksonville, Arkansas, was born February 2, 1922, at Antioch, Arkansas to Jim and Leona (Bobbitt) Mash, and she died December 17, 2012. She was a retired business manager for Cliff Peck Chevrolet and also traveled to many dealerships throughout the region serving as troubleshooter for any type of accounting problems. She was a graduate of Draughn School of Business and a member of Central Baptist Church of North Little Rock.
Melma is survived by her husband, Dennis Pruitt; stepson Craig Pruitt of Allen, Texas, stepdaughter Janis McAnally of Amity, Arkansas; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren; nieces Linda Fulks Ray, Glenda Fulks McElhanon of Beebe, Freida Mash White and Sue Mash Starkey of Sherwood; nephews James Mash of Beebe, Max Fulks of Camden, and Allen Fulks of Ashdown, Arkansas; and seventeen great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by husband Joe Weir; one sister, Maxine Fulks; three brothers, Bernard Mash, Elvin Mash and James Rueben Mash.
Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday, December 20, 2012, at Westbrook Funeral Home, with burial in Weir Cemetery.