Marie Pruitt Williams, age 91 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away June 9, 2015. She was born in Cumming GA and Marie retired from The Atlanta Journal and Constitution. She was preceded in death by her parents; Truman Edgar and Amanda Harris Pruitt, sister; Ruth Pruitt Floyd; brother; Brantley Pruitt; She leaves behind her son, Ben Williams and his wife Cathy and their children; Matthew Cochran, Kenneth Cochran and Brandy Cochran Cox; grandchildren; Trenton Harris, Evan Mobley, Destiney Cox, Zachary Cochran, Kamnryn Cox, Landen Cochran, Lance Cochran, and Aubrey Cox; her daughter, Delane Williams Melton and her husband, Ernest; her Grandson, Brent Williams and his two sons, Bryce and Eli; her Grandson, John Melton and his wife Wendy and their son, Chris Melton, and their daughters Brianne Melton and Saige Fetters; her Grandson, Derrell Melton and his wife Patricia and their son, Matthew Melton. She also leaves behind many nieces and nephews and their families. A Graveside Service will be held at Gwinnett Memorial Park on Friday, June 12, 2015 at 2:30 P.M. with Rev. Bill Childers officiating. Family will receive friends on Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA, 770-277-4550. Online condolences can be expressed at

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  1. Delane, Ernest & Family,

    We send our heartfelt sympathy on the loss of Delane’s Mother.

    Buck & Wilda Cooper

  2. Delane: Losing a mother is one of the deepest sorrows. May the memories and love that you shared comfort you. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

    With love, Derek and Barbi

  3. I’m so sorry for your loss. My condolences goes out to you and your family. Keep strong. God bless.

  4. Accept my condolences in this time of grief. I pray that you and your family find the solace and understanding that she is in a better place. RIP

  5. I am so sorry for your loss ~ as I have lost so many family members the past few years. It is so hard to say goodby to them. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  6. The eyes are AMAZING! I always caolpmin that my kids eye’s never look great because they are brown but now I know I just am not shooting and editing right!

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