Dr. Eddie Jackson Pruden, 82, was born June 19, 1937, in Weir, Miss., and passed away on November 4, 2019.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Amos Pruden and Bertha Campbell Pruden.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly Brasfield Pruden; son, Alan Pruden (Carolyn); daughter, Angela Pruden Fletcher (Billy); four grandchildren, Michael Pruden, Valerie Pruden Campbell (Trent), Forrest Fletcher (Shannon), and Trent Fletcher; two great-grandchildren, Ivey and Knox Campbell; siblings, Renford Pruden (Doris), Carolyn Goodwin (Robert), Angeline McRea (Glynn), and Sherron Everett Pruden (Julie).
He was a member of West Jefferson Baptist Church where he served as Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and Treasurer. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Eco Credit Union for more than 40 years.
He was employed with Jefferson County Board Of Education for 33 years and retired as Principal at Rogers Vocational School in 1993.
Funeral service will be Friday Nov. 8, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the New Horizon Memorial Chapel. Visitation is Friday from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Shanghi Cemetery. Rev. Bo Brown and Rev. Howard Thompson will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to West Jefferson Baptist Church, 4901 Freewill Road, Quinton, AL 35130.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.newhorizonmemorial.com
New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home, Dora; 205-648-2323