Jimette Michelle Pruett, age 51, of Peoria, passed away on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at her home.
Jimette was born on September 10, 1968 in Tucson, AZ to James R. Pruett and Sally A. Smith.
Surviving is her mother, Sally McElhaney of Chillicothe, IL; her sisters, Amber Tucker-Fishel of Chillicothe, IL and Laurel Tucker of Low Point, IL; and a niece and two nephews, Drew, Cammi and Luke. She was preceded in death by her father; her nephew, Jake; her grandparents, Lloyd and Maxine Pruett and Charles F. and Violet C. Smith; her aunt, Shirley Crocker and her uncle, George Smith.
Jimette graduated from Illinois Valley Central High School and attended Columbia School of Art in Chicago. She was also a member of Northwoods Community Church.
When she was a youngster in the 70's, she traveled with her family all over the U.S. She was a big animal lover and was never without her trusty sidekick, Lil Mister. Jimette had a very caring, giving heart and would always lend an ear, without judgement, to anyone who needed it. She loved the Lord and knew that if she trusted in Him, that He would call her home.
Cremation rites will be accorded and a memorial visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from 4pm to 6pm at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. A private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to either of these no-kill shelters; The ARK, 477 State Route 26, Lacon, IL 61540 or TAPS, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL 61554.
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CDT)
Weber-Hurd Funeral Home
1107 North Fourth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523
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