Mrs. Magnusson was born in Cherokee County, Alabama on February 2, 1926, daughter of the late General Pruitt and Gladys Cavin Pruitt. She was a member of the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church and was a homemaker. Mrs. Magnusson was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse “Buck” Carlton Magnusson; Grandson, Kevin R. Godfrey, and a brother, Leon Pruitt.
Mrs. Magnusson is survived by a Son and Daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Jan Magnusson of Rome; Grandchildren, Jason and Sara Magnusson, Brooke Magnusson, Phillip and Daphne Godfrey; Great Grandchildren, Noah and Jacob Magnusson; Brother, Sam Pruitt and a sister, Ludane Gilreath.
Graveside and Interment Services will be held Saturday, June 27, 2009 at 11:00 A.M. in the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Jack Green officiating.
Pallbearers will be Hershal Pruitt, Danny Deering, Kenny Lowenburg, Jason Magnusson, Mus Johnson and Josh Wilcox.
Mrs. Magnusson will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 until 8 P.M.