Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, June 28, 2016 – Volume XVII, Issue No. 9

Preston Paul Pruitt

1959 – 2016

A memorial service for Preston Paul Pruitt, 57, of Alba was held on June 22, at Amazing Grace Fellowship in Alba.

Mr. Pruitt died on June 19, 2016, at Mineola Healthcare Residence. He was born on March 3, 1959, in Dallas to Edoil Preston and Nora Leona Brown Pruitt. He worked as a manager for a bait company and made sales and deliveries to their vendors.

He is survived by daughter, Kerrie Pruitt of Alba; sons, Ken Pruitt and wife Amanda of Emory, and James Hogue and wife Chy of Alba; sister, Ronda Pruitt of Emory; grandchildren, Taylor Pruitt, Kaylee Pruitt, Gene Beck, and Kaiden and Karsen Hogue.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and grandson Wesley Pruitt in 2014.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home.


Donovan Allen Cain

1934 – 2016

Donovan Allen Cain, 82, died on June 23, 2016, in Shawnee, Oklahoma. No service is planned.

He was born on April 14, 1934, in Emory. to James Douglas and Ada Esther (Kerr) Cain. He was a resident of Meeker, Oklahoma. He married Sandra (Carberry) Cain on June 2, 1984, in Fort Worth.

Mr. Cain retired from the Air Force after spending many years at Tinker Air Force Base. He was a member of Hazel Del Baptist church. He enjoyed hunting and camping, and he was an avid fisherman.

Mr. Cain is survived by his wife of 32 years of Meeker, Oklahoma; sons, Douglas Cain of Ohio, Robert Cain and wife Susan of Tennessee; daughters, Sarah Swenson and husband Randall of Meeker, Oklahoma, and Maria Flanagan and husband Brandon of Shawnee, Oklahoma; brother, Ernest Cain and wife Margaret of Emory; sister, Mary White of Emory; grandchildren, Jamie Orman, Alec Cain, McKenzie Flanagan, Matthew Schoditsch, Waylon Swenson, Caitlin Swenson, Devina Cook, Shelby Flanagan; great-grandchildren, Luca Orman, Milo Orman; and many other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Terry Selsor; and brothers, James Cain and Everett Wilson.

Arrangements are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service in Prague, Oklahoma.