Memorial services for Frances Jane “Cricket” Pruett, 87, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Rockdale.

Mrs. Pruett died Sunday, Feb. 9, at San Gabriel Rehabilitation & Care Center in Round Rock.

She was born Dec. 10, 1926, in Milano to Emitt J. and Mildred (Nichols) Drehr.

Mrs. Pruett was a graduate of Milano High School.

On March 8, 1946, she married John Harold Pruett in Cameron.

She lived most of her life in Rockdale and the past eight months in Round Rock.

Mrs. Pruett worked as a shipping clerk at Skrivanek’s Drug Store in Rockdale and Behren’s Drug Store in Austin from 1968 to 1984.

She enjoyed bowling and playing cards.

Mrs. Pruett was a member of Rockdale V.F.W. Auxiliary and was a seamstress.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Pruett on May 9, 2013; her parents; two brothers, James Drehr and Bill Drehr; and a sister, Doris Elliote.

Survivors are a son, John Harold Pruett and wife Brenda of Milano; a daughter, Belinda Shipp and husband Roger of Austin; five grandchildren, Barrett Brannam, Kenneth Shipp, Kevin Shipp, Jenny Jackson and Lindsay Vieth; and 10 great-grandchildren, Jordan, Sidney and Elle Brannam, Kylie, Jake and Colt Jackson, Ellie Vieth, Ariana and K.J. Shipp and Blake Shipp.

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