Dorothy L. Pruitt of Baxter Springs, Kan., died Friday, Nov. 30, 2007, at St. Johnís Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., after an illness. She was 80.

Mrs. Pruitt was born April 19, 1927, in Monarch, Kan., to Fred J. and Nellie (King) Leatherman. She lived in Treece, Kan., all of her life.

She was a member of Land Mark Faith Church in Baxter Springs. She worked at Eva Care Center in Baxter Springs for several years.

Survivors include one daughter, Sharon Goins of Baxter Springs; two sons, David Pruitt of Treece and Steve James of Galena; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers, one sister, two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Picher.

The Rev. David Mitchell will officiate. Burial will be in Oakfill Cemetery in Galena.

Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.