1913 - 2009

Audrey Pruner, 96, of Siloam Springs, AR, died Nov. 5, 2009, at Siloam Springs Nursing and Rehab, Siloam Springs, AR. Born Feb. 9, 1913, in Throckmorton, TX, she was the daughter of Rex H. Benson and Ella O. Ingram Benson. She was a retired nursing home administrator in Oklahoma City, OK and Bella Vista, AR. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and the Hospital Auxiliary, as well as the First Baptist Church, Siloam Springs, AR.

Audrey was preceded in death by her husband, Emory J. Pruner on Nov. 23, 1962;  brothers, J.P Benson, Calvin Benson, Darrell Benson; and  sister, ElRay Benson Hitt.

 Survivors include her son Rex Allen Pruner and wife Marilyn of Siloam Springs, AR;  grandsons, James Pruner of Murfreesboro, TN, and Lance Pruner of Greenville, South Carolina.

Graveside services will be 2 pm., Nov. 9, 2009, at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Duncan, OK, with Pastor Clif Cummings officiating. Visitation was 2 to 4 p.m., Nov. 8, 2009, at Wasson Funeral Home, Siloam Springs, AR.