Barbara Jean Pruitt

Barbara Jean Pruitt was born November 24, 1936 in Norris, Okla., to the late Ermon D. and Ruby M. (Dye) Threet. She died Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 in Ada at the age of 80.

Barbara graduated high school in Red Oak and later received her Bachelor of Science degree from Southeastern College in Durant. She spent 34 years as a school teacher for Gene Autry Public Schools in Carter County. Barbara was a member of the Elks Lodge Club in Sulphur. In her spare time she enjoyed spending time with family and playing shuffle board.

Survivors include her brother, Ermon “JR” Threet, Jr. of Miami, Okla.; stepdaughter, Diann Pruitt and several cousins including Robert Prock, Red Oak, Bill “Butch” Dye, Eufaula and Joe Ramer of Sulphur.

In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by a stepson, David Pruitt and cousins, Frank Ramer, Don Ramer and Jerry Ramer.

No services are scheduled at this time.

Arrangements were under the direction of Hale’s Funeral Home of Sulphur.

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