Dorothy Jean Pruiett

Dorothy Jean Pruiett, of Bryan, passed away on Tuesday March 22, 2011. Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. Friday, March 25 at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home in Bryan. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2011.

Dorothy was born to Harley & Delores Long in Albany, California. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend to all she came in contact with. She was a homemaker all of her life who spent over 36 years caring for her grandchildren and many other children she considered her grandchildren.

She loved playing Bingo with two of her best friends Sandra and Carolyn and cards with all of her children and grandchildren. If she wasn’t spending time playing Bingo and cards; you could find her with her loving husband Junior, fishing, or dancing at the Sons of Herman or Texas Hall of Fame.

Dorothy will be missed by her family and friends; she will be remembered for her outrageous sense of humor and her love for music.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband Junior; her parents; and one brother, Johnny Long.

Survivors include her children, Bobby & Diane Pruiett, Lee Pruiett, Boyd & Susan Pruiett, Colleen & Johnny Locke and Dale & Brandy Pruiett; brother, Jimmy Long; and three sisters, Barbara & George Sherbourne, Betty Ortiz and Brenda & Buddy Wynn; twelve grandchildren, Tanya & Larry Daniel, Crystal & Charles Foster, Brandon Pruiett, Bobby & Natalie Pruiett, Brittani Pruiett, Christopher Pruiett, Brian Pruiett, Tabitha Locke, Kyle Locke, Alyssa Pruiett, Jonathon Powell and Stephanie Padgett; and five great-grandchildren, Hailey Daniel, Charlene Foster, Logan Daniel, Harvey Foster, and Noah Pruiett.


  1. Boyd, Sue & family,

    Please accept my deepest sympathies on the passing of Dorothy. I will never forget the fun times playing bingo with Dorothy. May your memories be with you always.

    Bev, Benny & Justin Benn

  2. To the entire Pruiett family, I send my condolences and prayers. I know for our family she made a spark in our lives and that spark will remain forever. She took very care of us when we were kids. We will never forget her.

  3. To the Pruiett family, I was very saddened to hear of your (and everyone’s) loss. She took good and loving care of my son Jordan for many years. He still remembers the good food and the care he received from her and your family as he was growing up. My sincere condolences to everyone.

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