Deborah “Debby” Kay Crumpton Pruitt, 64, resident of Katy, Texas, passed away August 16, 2014 in Houston, Texas. She was born May 31, 1950 in Galveston, Texas. She moved to Bacliff in 1966 along with her mother, and opened Debby’s Dari Dip, a local family restaurant and gathering place. She graduated Dickinson High School in 1968 and then attended U of H. She worked at Southwestern Bell/AT&T and also UTMB in Sales and Telecommunications. Debby was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dickinson. She was a Past Worthy Matron of The Order of the Eastern Star for both the Dickinson Chapter #1024 and Texas City Chapter #626 and over the years she had many OES Grand Appointments for the State of Texas. She was a member of Business and Professional Women, and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Speakers Committee. Debby loved her grandchildren, family, and friends, lived life to the fullest, and always had a smile on her face and love in her heart.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lillie Lee Luker Crumpton and Kenneth Earl Crumpton.
She is survived by her husband, Paul Pruitt; daughter, Becky Manney and husband David; grandchildren, Keith Manney, and Kaylynn Manney; cousins, Sandra Johnson and husband Mike, Mike Emery and wife Rosie, and Carolyn Milner; brother-in-law, Bill Pruitt and wife Beverly; and numerous family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 5pm-8pm Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2pm Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Crowder Funeral Home, Dickinson with interment following at Galveston Memorial Park Cemetery in Hitchcock, Texas.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Debby Pruitt Memorial at the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.