Doreen “Dorie” Pruitt Closs, of Bremond, passed away May 18, 2021 in Bryan, Texas at the age of 62. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 29, 2021 at the White Eagle event hall in Bremond.
Dorie was born June 4, 1958 in Marlin, Texas to Donald (Big Daddy) and Dorothy (Noonie) Pruitt. She grew up in Bremond and graduated from Bremond High School, Class of 1976. Shortly after high school, Dorie married her husband, Robert Closs on June 5, 1976 and they were blessed with two daughters, Karri and Kristi.
Dorie was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Her life revolved around her family, they were her pride and joy. When she had the opportunity, she enjoyed going fishing and working in her garden. Dorie was well-known, by her family and others, for making the best pickles and sauerkraut.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald Ray (Big Daddy) and Dorothy (Noonie) Pruitt; and siblings, Donnie, David, Dwayne and Dottie.
Dorie is survived by her husband, Robert Closs; daughters, Kristi Closs, Karri Rasbeary and husband, Greg; grandchildren, Jace and Kai; sister and brother-in-law, Debbie and Thomas Barker; sisters-in-laws and brothers-in-laws, Cindy Engleman, Stella Pruitt, Patty and Kevin West, Sissy and Ron Garney, and Mark Czajkoski; numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews; and one great-great nephew.
No flowers please, the family request memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the First Star Bank in Bremond (to go toward hospital expenses).