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Barbara Jean Evans Pruitt January 3, 1934 - May 10, 2023

Born: Wednesday Jan 3, 1934

Died: Wednesday May 10, 2023

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Barbara Jean Evans Pruitt, 89, of Eden passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at UNC Health Rockingham in Eden.

A funeral service will be held 12 noon, Saturday, May 13, 2023, at Fair Funeral Home Chapel in Eden with burial to follow at Ridgeview Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service, from 11am-12pm, at Fair Funeral Home Chapel.

Barbara was born January 3, 1934, to the late Stonewall Jackson Evans and Georgie Minter Evans. She was a member of Peoples Church of the Living God in Bassett, VA. Barbara was a homemaker, enjoying her time with her family and caring for them.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Douglas Pruitt (Cynthia), Dennis Pruitt (Judy), Linda Smith (Timothy), Dwayne Pruitt (Patricia); grandchildren, Chris Pruitt, Angel Meeks, Brian Pruitt, Justin Smith, Stephanie Bowling, Joseph Pruitt, Zachery Pruitt, Elizabeth Martin; great-grandchildren, Preston Martin, Addison Meeks, Olivia Meeks, Autumn Bowling, Benjamin Bowling, Noah Bowling, Brandt Pruitt, Ryan Pruitt, Asher Martin, Aubrey Martin, Norah Smith; sister, Grace Evans McGuire.

In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Pruitt; siblings, Mack Evans, Calvin Evans, Olphus Evans, Almeria Evans Nichols, Ellen Evans Blackwell; great-grandson, Josh Pruitt.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

So sorry Bishop 

praying for you and the family 

Bishop Jerry and Mrs Jerry Epps

Doug and family, we are saddened to hear of the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Danny and Cheryl    

Cheryl Williams

Tammy and I want to give our deepest condolences to the family of Barbara Pruitt. May God grant you peace during this most difficult time.

Bobby Quick

We had the pleasure of getting to know Mrs pruitt while she was at the Eden Brian center. She was such a sweet soul and will be dearly missed. Sending love, thoughts and prayers. 
 -The Myers and Shepherd Family

Bianca myers

My heart goes out to all of you.  We can rejoice that Sister Barbara is now resting in the hands of Jesus.  She is seeing only what we can still imagine.  She is pain free living her best days ever.  Praise God for all of his mercy and grace.  Now she will walk the streets of glory with all those in heaven until we can see her again.  Love Michelle Hemmin

Michelle Hemmin

We are so sorry for your loss.No words can describe how sorry we are for all of you.

Our aunt Barbara and your mom is in Heaven. God  has added a An Angel

God bless all of you. We are sorry we can be their . We love you all.

Rose Mims

Brother Dwayne & Family, Praying that God's peace and love surround you in this time of grief.

Your Sister in Christ

Peggie Williams---Reidsville Church

Peggie Moore Williams

I loved "Mrs Pruitt ". I truly think she loved me. She was my moms roommate. We all took to that beautiful soul immediately. Her family was amazing to my mom& I hope we made a difference to her precious soul for the short time we knew her we feel in love quickly! My heart goes out to all of y'all & thanks so much for everything you did for my mom. I'm going to miss your mom & y'all! 

Melissa Thompson

She was such a precious lady.  My husband and I grew to love her in the very short time we had with her.  My mother in law Becky was her room mate and they thought a lot of each other. Two Christian women talking and caring for each in heaven Mrs you

Karen Shepherd


Our most sincere sympathies to you in the loss of your Grandmother.  Our thoughts and prayers.

Please take care,

Micky & Janet 

Micky Silvers

Dear Family, May your hearts be comforted and peace attend you now and in coming days. It is good that Barbara was a believer in our Savior, and now she more than believes, she knows for sure! 

Shirley Pugh

Dear Douglas and Cynthia and family, Dennis and family, Diane and family, Dwayne and family. My deepest condolences. Thoughts and Prayers for you all. Teresa Jefferson Hawkins 

Teresa Hawkins

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