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Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel
Saturday December 29th, 2018

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Gooden Lake Baptist Church Cemetery
Saturday December 29th, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Funeral Service

Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel
Saturday December 29th, 2018

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Mary Helen Pruett

SENATOBIA - Mary Helen Haynes Pruett, age 88, of Senatobia, MS, passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at her home. 

Visitation will be held Saturday, December 29, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland.  Funeral Services will follow at 1:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will be at the Drew Cemetery. Reverend Clarence Edwards will officiate the service.

Mary Helen was born on August 16,1930 to Benny G. and Myrle (Cooper) Haynes in Lambert, Mississippi. She was born 4th of 12 children.  She was married to William Pruett for 8 years and remained a widow the rest of her life.   Mary Helen worked with General Electric for 30 years in the light bulb plant in Memphis manufacturing light bulbs. She raised her 2 children and 5 grandchildren and taught them in "The Way".

She was preceded in death by her parents, Benny and Myrle Haynes, daughter, Wanda Morgan, 3 brothers, Robert Haynes, Joel Haynes, and Benny Haynes, 2 sisters, Marie Bland and Doris Jones.

Mary Helen is survived by Daughter, Debbie Robinson of Senatobia, MS.  3 sisters, Ellen Woods Walker of Drew, MS, Carolyn Jean Swinford of Southaven, MS and Nellie Burchfield of Drew, MS.  3 brothers, Archie Haynes of Sardis, MS, Charles Haynes of Merigold, MS, Johnny "Bo" Haynes of Merigold, MS.

5 Grandchildren, Denise Marshal, Sean Robinson, Stacy Craft, Christina Tapper and Dana Morgan. She also leaves 7 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Larry Swinford, Tony Burchfield, Robert Steed, Dylan Steed, Dalton Steed and Zach Goodrow.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net

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Condolences to the family of Mary Helen (Haynes) Pruett, sorry for the pain and emptiness of heart you must feel at this time. May the many memories you shared together and the passing of time help you to have comfort. Soon all pain suffering and death will be no more. (Revelation 21:3,4)

G Dec 30 2018 12:00 AM

May she rest in peace.

Chris Balducci Dec 27 2018 12:00 AM

What a wonderful sweet lady. So many memories of her from my childhood. Love you Tootie. You were the best and will be missed.

Judy Loyd Dec 26 2018 12:00 AM

Sweetest most loving lady! She was a wonderful aunt and she loved my hair and I always told her I take after her and-she would smile, for her hair was her glory! I will see her again on that glorious day to come! The scripture I wrote on Christmas morning was of Mary praising God Spontaneously and I had no idea just a few hours later Aunt Mary would be also

Tonya Steed Dec 26 2018 12:00 AM

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