Laura Pruitt

1973 - May 31, 2021

LAURA SHEFFIELD PRUITT, age 47, of McDonough, Georgia died Monday, May 31, 2021, at her residence.

Obituary for Laura Pruitt

LAURA SHEFFIELD PRUITT, age 47, of McDonough, Georgia died Monday, May 31, 2021, at her residence.  

 A memorial service will be held at 11:00AM Thursday, June 3, at Sharon Church, 571 N Ola Rd, McDonough, GA 30252, with Rev. Daryl Sanders officiating. A graveside committal service will be held at 4:00PM Thursday, June 3, at Harrell Cemetery, Harrell Cemetery Rd, Hawkinsville, Georgia with Rev. Kevin Morrison officiating.  

 Laura was born in Dodge County and was a 1992 graduate of Hawkinsville High School. She received a bachelor’s of science from Georgia College & State University in early childhood education and a master’s in education from Georgia Southwestern University. Laura was an educator for many years, teaching at public and private schools in Pulaski, Houston & Henry Counties. Laura’s passion reached beyond the classroom as she influenced many young people with lasting impact.

 Laura lived out her faith in her daily life and faithfully served as a current member of Sharon Church of McDonough and formerly as a member of Midway Baptist Church of Eastman. Laura deeply loved her family as evidenced by her 25-year marriage to Jeremy and devotion for her two children, Sarah Kate (age 13) and Andrew (age 16). She enjoyed hosting friends and family gatherings and loved to bake for others.  

Those left to cherish her memory include: her Husband – Jeremy Pruitt of McDonough; Daughter – Sarah Kate; Son – Andrew; Mother and Father – Polly and Larry Sheffield of Hawkinsville; Brother – Chad Sheffield (Misty) of Johns Creek; Nephews – Griffin, Grant, and Garrett; Mother-in-law and Father-in-law – Su and Emory Pruitt of Perry; many aunts, uncles and cousins.

 The family will receive friends at Sharon Church in McDonough from 10:00AM-11:00AM Thursday, June 3. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Sharon Church, 571 North Ola Road, McDonough, Georgia 30252 or Midway Baptist Church, 44 Lightered Knot Road, Eastman, Georgia 31023.  

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