Elsie Scott


KANSAS – Elsie Irene Scott, 94, of Kansas, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019, at Hilltop Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A graveside funeral is 2 p.m. Sunday, July 7, at the Arcola Township Cemetery, with Bret Hammond officiating.  Harper-Swickard Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Scott was born May 13, 1925, at Newman, the daughter of the late Luther M. and Mary Hendershot Pennington. She married Alva Reece Scott, Nov. 27, 1943, at Charleston. He preceded her into heaven, Aug. 31, 2007. 

She is survived by their children, Ivan (Mary) Scott of Terre Haute, Ind., Nila (Larry) Boyer of Cunningham, Tenn., and Earl (Kathy) Scott of Kansas; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Mrs. Scott was a member of the Kansas Christian Church. She cleaned homes and businesses in and around Kansas for many years, including the Kansas Library and the Forbes-Hutchens Funeral Home. She loved playing bingo, going dancing and traveling with her husband. Above all, she was devoted to her family.

The family thanks Lincolnland Hospice for the care and comfort provided in her last days.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hilltop Activity Fund.

Online condolences at www.hsckfh.com.