Margaret Yvonne Scott, 81, Nevada, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2009, at Barone Alzheimer's Care Center in Nevada following a lengthy illness. She was born on Sept. 2, 1927, in Nevada, to Asahel Owen Church and Florence E. Roberts Church. She married Ray Leon Scott on Feb. 13, 1946, in Fort Scott, and he preceded her in death on March 29, 1995.
Margaret attended Nevada High School and was a lifelong resident of Nevada. She worked at Key Work Clothes, Nellie Don, and Junior House until her retirement in 1987. She a member of the Nevada Assembly of God Church and was an avid gardener.
Survivors include two children, Charles L. Scott and his wife Diane, Milo, and Pat Arnold and her husband Frank, Nevada; three grandchildren, Brian Smith, Shelly Baldwin, and John Scott; four stepgrandchildren, George Frazier, Jesse Perry, Dustin Arnold, and Starletta Messer, 11 great-grandchildren; one sister, Helen Webb, North Little Rock, Ark.; three sisters-in-law, Sarah Claspill and her husband Tom, Nevada, Sue Rich and her husband Wilford, Nevada, and Pat Stark and her husband Don, Nevada. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Clifford Owen Church.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, March 7, 2009, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with Pastor Ted Furry officiating. Interment will follow in Moore Cemetery, Nevada. Friends may call now and until the hour of service and the family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. on Friday evening at the funeral home.
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