Betty Wilbanks Pruitt, age 87, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021.

Mrs. Pruitt was born on April 18, 1933 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Guy and Birdie Lane Wilbanks. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Eugene Talmadge Pruitt, Sr.; sisters, Mary Evelyn Amig; Frances Duncan; Virginia Vansant; brother, Lane Wilbanks. Mrs. Pruitt was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church for over 50 years. She was in retail sales for over 20 years, and was a volunteer with the Habersham Medical Center Auxillary. Betty was a loving mother and grandmother, she was known to her children as “Meemaw Pruitt” and “Grandma”, She was an avid traveler, and was very adventurous having seen most of the United States.

Survivors include her children, Gene Pruitt and Peggy, of Cornelia; Debra Ely and Stephen, of Sandy Springs; Greg Pruitt and Pam, of Alto; sister, Guynell Creighton, of Canton; brother, Donald Wilbanks, of Baldwin; grandchildren, Kristy Hill, Kimberly Jones, Brandi Kimbrell; great-grandchildren, Tinsley HIll, Madeline Garrison, Riley Kimbrell, Bayleigh KImbrell, Cole Kimbrell; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.  

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 22, 2021 at the Mountain View Baptist Church with Pastor Chad Parker and Pastor Billy Burrell officiating. Interment will be held at the Yonah Memorial Gardens in Demorest, Georgia.

The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday, January 22, 2021 at the Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel.