Rose Ellen Pruett

Bedford – Rose Ellen Pruett, 68, of Bedford, died at 6:22 am on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born July 10, 1948, in Bedford, she was the daughter of James Harold and Mary Frances (Pannell) Way. She married Edward M. Pruett on July 22, 1966 and he survives. She retired from Circle K Store and was a member of the Eagles Aerie #654 and the Moose Lodge #689 of Bedford.

Survivors include her husband, Edward M.; a son, Edward M. Pruett, Jr.; a daughter, Lesley D. Sanders, all of Bedford; four grandchildren, Aaron Sanders, Holly Sanders, Brittany Lewis and husband, Tyler, and Corey Pruett; five great grandchildren, Gage, Gavyn, Mason, Kaiden, and Owen; a sister, Ina Mack and husband, Dale, of Bedford; two brothers, James Way and wife, Brenda, of Bedford and Mark Steven Way. She was preceded in death by her parents, and two sisters, Marcia Blanton and Betty Davis.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 am on Saturday, May 20th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Rev. Curtis Pruett officiating. Burial will follow in Pinhook Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, May 19th. and from 9:00 am until the hour of service on Saturday, May 20th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. There will be a Moose service conducted at 7:00 pm on Friday at the mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at