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Elsie Irene (Pennington) Scott

May 13, 1925 ~ July 4, 2019 (age 94)

Elsie Scott


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


Her graveside funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2019 at the Arcola Township Cemetery, with Bret Hammond officiating.  Arrangements: Harper-Swickard. Memorials: Hilltop Activity Fund.


Elsie was born May 13, 1925 at Newman, Illinois, daughter of Luther M. and Mary (Hendershot) Pennington.  She married Alva Reece Scott, November 27, 1943 at Charleston.  He preceded her into Heaven, August 31, 2007.  She is survived by their children: Ivan (Mary) Scott of Terre Haute, IN, Nila (Larry) Boyer of Cunningham, TN, and Earl (Kathy) Scott of Kansas.  Six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and two sisters.


Elsie 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. Elsie loved playing BINGO, going dancing and traveling with Reece.  Above all, she was devoted to her family.


The family would like to thank Lincolnland Hospice for the care and comfort they gave Elsie in her last days.

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