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July 7, 2013

Lily Beck

Feb. 24, 1931 - July 6, 2013

WASHINGTON — Lily Gaynell Pruiett Beck, 82, of Washington, passed away at 7:04 a.m. Saturday at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born Feb. 24, 1931, in Dennison, Ill., to Clarence P. Collins and Gaynell Kearns Collins. She loved her family and enjoyed observing nature and its beautiful flowers, plants and trees. Survivors include a son, Clarence Robert “Red” Pruiett and his wife Linda of Clover, S.C.; three daughters, Paula Twomey and her husband Gary of Washington, Diana Bilsland and her husband Jim of Indianapolis, and Pam Decker and her husband Steve Decker Sr. of West Terre Haute; six grandchildren, Clarence Robert Pruiett and his wife Anita, R. Scott Chandler and his wife Angie, Sally Chandler, Jason Bilsland and his wife Andrea, Kirby Bilsland and his wife Becky, and Steve Decker Jr. and his wife Lynita; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis “Junior” Pruiett. Funeral services for Lily will be 2 p.m. Monday at Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, West Terre Haute, with Pastor Tim Duke officiating. Burial will be in Dunlap Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon until service time Monday.

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