Helen "Gertrude" Pruitt, age 83, of Winder passed away on January 18, 2013. She was a member of Bold Springs Baptist Church and had retired from Empire Mfg. Co. She was preceded in death by her parents Arthur and Alma Lee Nelson Saltz and husband J.D. Pruitt. Mrs. Pruitt is survived by son and daughter-in-law Johnny & Dena Pruitt of Winder, GA; daughter Sandra McDaniel of Auburn, GA;
grandchildren Lisa Collett, Stacey Cordell & Dustin McDaniel; 7 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild and sister Dot Case of Hendersonville, NC.
Visitation will be Saturday, January 19, 2013 from 5 to 7 PM at Smith Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Smith Memory Chapel. Interment will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements 770-867-4553