Irene Blanche Pruitt (2018-11-14 17:01:33)

Irene Blanche Pruitt, age 61 of 310 Jay Fanning Road, Afton, TN passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 at her residence.

She was born February 8, 1957 in Alleghany County to the late Dean Mitchell and Marie Brooks Pruitt. She was preceded in death by her father. Irene had been an employee of the United States Postal Service since January 12, 1991. She was an avid gardener with an innate gift for making beautiful gardens. She was also an experienced crafter, covering many areas showcasing her expertise. She was a beautiful lady who will be greatly missed. She is survived by her mother, Marie B. Pruitt of Sparta; one sister, Mildred Jones and husband Chris of Sparta; three brothers, Dale Pruitt and wife Nancy of Pleasant Garden, Harold Pruitt and wife Carollyn of Sparta, Roger Pruitt and wife Karen of Spruce Pine; special niece, Karen Evans and husband Sammy of Glade Valley; niece, Nicole Wright and husband Bryan of Albemarle; two nephews, Derek Pruitt of Julian, Ricky Pruitt and wife Rhea of Southport; two great-nieces, Abigail Wright and Rachel Wright; five great-nephews, Jonathan Evans, Matthew Evans, Jonathan Pruitt, Ricky Pruitt, Jr., and Luke Wright; one great-great-nephew, James Evans.The family requests the honor of your presence at the Celebration of Life service to honor the life of Irene at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 18, 2018 in the chapel of Grandview Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Bryan Wright and Associate Pastor Nicole Wright officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Alleghany Cares, PO Box 1655, Sparta, NC 28675 or to Medi-Home Hospice of Alleghany, PO Box 1287, Sparta, NC 28675. The family would like to extend special thanks to Gayle Myers, Danny Peters, and Sherwin Taylor. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home is proudly serving the Pruitt family and if you wish, online condolences may be submitted to the family at

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