Iris May Pruitt, 91, passed away peacefully at the Hospice Care Center Sept. 20, 2017.

She was born Aug. 4, 1926, in Burryport, Wales. During World War II she joined the land army and, during a blackout, met the love of her life, Ronald Pruitt and later married him. They settled in Longview in 1968, where Ron worked at Reynolds.

Iris enjoyed traveling, knitting, gardening, crossword puzzles and loved animals.

She leaves two daughters, Laura Pruitt and Lynda Wachob (Larry); three grandsons, Bruce, Jason, and Alex Miller; a great-granddaughter, Ashlynn; a nephew, Brian Hughes (Katherine); and several extended family members.

Iris lost Ron in 1987, and her older sister, Marion Hughes in 1988. Iris was laid to rest next to her beloved husband during a private service at Longview Memorial Park.

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