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Sandra Jean Pruett (Redd)

Sandra Jean Pruett (Redd), 65, Palmyra, Mo., passed away at 6:31 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, at her home in Palmyra.

Sandy was born Oct. 20, 1957, to Dale and Stella (Wise) Redd, Palmyra. Both proceed her in death. She was married to Richard Pruett Jr. on Jan. 21, 1979, at Bethel Baptist Church near Palmyra. Her husband also proceeds her in death.

Sandra Jean Pruett (Redd)

Sandy is survived by her son, Allen Pruett, Palmyra; her daughter, Alissa Reed, Palmyra; and her son, Andrew Pruett, and wife, Meagan, Ashland, Mo. Sandy is also survived by her sister, Kathy Boyer, Quincy, Ill.; her brother, Randy Redd, and wife, Carol; her sister, Jolene Lakey, and her husband, Ryan, Republic, Mo.; as well as five grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family members, close friends and her fur baby Luna.

Sandy was a graduate of Palmyra High School, class of 1975, and received her certificate of finance from Quincy College in 1978. 

She was a former member of the Bethel Baptist Church and the Palmyra Eastern Star. 

Over the years she worked as a laborer for Bleigh Construction, a self-employed tax accountant and a full-time mom.

Sandy truly enjoyed gardening and canning with her husband and laughing with her family. She will best be remembered for her love of life, big heart and having an open door to those in need.

Friends and family are invited to Sandra’s life celebration at a visitation that will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra. 

A memorial service will follow the visitation at 7 p.m. Pastor Dave Wilson will officiate.

Memorials may be made to the Sandra Pruett estate.

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