Pruitt, Augusta C. Was born on July 5, 1941 in Coatopa, AL to Fannie Finch and E. Powell Winston. She departed this life on May 4, 2013 at Vista East Hospital, Waukegan, IL. Augusta was loved and will be missed by many. She love to laugh and enjoyed the company of her friends and family. She was always the one to bring the family together for holidays and other events. Augusta was employed at Veterans Affair Hospital and retired after 31 years of service. Augusta was a member/mother of St. Paul Baptist Church, Waukegan, IL under the leadership of Pastor J. C. Coleman. Augusta leaves to cherish her memory four daughters, Rosalyn Finch, Brenda Finch, Patricia (Bill) Jefferies, and Gloria Pruitt; two sons, Tyrone and Leon Pruitt all of Waukegan, IL; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; one sister, Bessie Ross; two sisters-in-law, Lucy Collier and Georgia Bizzell; along with very loving nieces and nephews; 3 very special friends, Janice Davis, Helen Tyler and Gloria Bailey; also the Howze family. Augusta was preceded in death by her mother, Fannie Finch; her husband, John W. Pruitt; daughter, Sandra D. Pruitt; sister, Sadie L. Banks; brothers, John Bizzell, Sr., Reuben E Collier, Sr., Walter L. Bizzell, Ernest Finch, Willie Lee Bizzell; cousin, Murray Finch; niece and nephews, Iris Larkin, Kenny Ross and Peter Bizzell; an uncle, Sam Finch. A Celebration of her Life Service will be held on Saturday, May 9, 2013 at 11:00A.M. at First Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church, 1529 Elizabeth Avenue, North Chicago, IL, Rev. Eugene Roberson, Pastor. Pastor J.C. Coleman, Officiating. Interment will be at Pineview Memorial Park Cemetery, Beach Park, IL. Visitation will begin at 10:00A.M. Arrangements by Bradshaw and Range Funeral Home, 2513 Dugdale Road, Waukegan, IL. 60085 Please sign guestbook at www.Bradshaw-Range.com
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Published in News Sun from May 9 to May 15, 2013