Charlotte "Janis" Prewitt

Monday, May 18, 2015

Charlotte "Janis" Prewitt, 84, of Wheaton, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield.

She was born Nov. 19, 1930, in Cherryvale, Kan., the daughter of Charles and Serina (Pruitt) Pennington. On Oct. 7, 1947, in Cassville, she was united in marriage to Willard Eugene "Gene" Prewitt, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one son, Charles Wesley Prewitt; one brother, Dick Pennington; and three sisters, Doris Hall, Beth Cooper and Carol Gilmore.

Survivors include: one son, Ferman Prewitt and his wife, Joyce, of Wheaton; one daughter, Beth Williams and her husband, Cecil, of Stella; one sister, Beverly Davis, of Arvada, Colo.; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She received her education at Wheaton. Most of her life was spent working as a dairy farmer. After they retired from dairy farming, She worked 18 years at Cassville Walmart as a cashier and door greeter. She was a member of Ridgley Baptist Church.

Graveside services were held Wednesday in Chitwood Cemetery, Wheaton, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Pastor Tony Ball conducted the services.

Contributions may be made to Ridgley Baptist Church in her memory.

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