James Leslie Pruitt

James Leslie Pruitt

Mr. James Leslie Pruitt, age 75 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Monday, October 14, 2019. He was a member of the Christian Fellowship Church.

Born Thursday, January 27, 1944 in Hamburg, Arkansas, he was preceded in death by his parents, Bertha Mae Carter and Clarence Pruitt; daughter, Dana Pruitt Gates; 4 brothers; and 5 Sisters.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 58 years, Pauline Pruitt; daughters, Leanie Holland (Ronald) and Angie Curry (Nathan); son, Paul Pruitt (Jill); 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

The family received friends on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at Christian Fellowship Church, from noon until time of services.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Christian Fellowship Church with Rev. Huey White and Rev. Kenneth Stanfill officiating. Interment followed in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Winnfield under the direction of Southern Funeral Home.

Serving the family as pallbearers were Gehegan Pruitt, Mark Curry, Jonathan Curry, Ronald Holland, Nathan Curry, and Bo Johnson. Honorary pallbearers were DeWayne Fitzgerald and Lance Pruitt.

The family asks that memorials be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.southernfuneralhome.com.

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