Goldie Lucille Pruett, 82, former resident of Grays Harbor, died in Lacey, Washington on Sunday, March 24, 2013. She was born in Hattie, Missouri on February 15, 1931, the daughter of Luther R. and Dora R. (Martin) Pruett.
She came with her family to Markham at the age of 6 and attended Ocosta Schools. She moved to Aberdeen in 1941 and then trained as a seamstress in Seattle. Early on she worked in nursing homes and then in a garment factory in Portland. She had also worked in nursing homes there and in Eugene and the Tri-Cities.
Goldie was a member of the United Pentecostal Church and enjoyed playing the piano.
She is survived by a daughter, Rita; a brother, Victor Pruett of Aberdeen; three sisters, Juanita Blumberg of Hoquiam, Mae Alice and her husband, Ernie Stein of Goodyear, Ariz., and Dolly Irene and her husband, Fred Richardson of Chehalis; and also three grandchildren. Five brothers, Albert, Ross, Bill, Herman and Arthur Pruett and a sister, Geneva Allen preceded her in death.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Fern Hill Cemetery.