Scott, Betty


Died: January 1, 2013

PEKIN ~ Betty J. Scott, 85 of Pekin, passed away at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at Pekin Manor.

Born May 31, 1927 in Mapleton to John and Goldie (Oltman) Baker, she married L.E. “Scotty” Scott on March 1, 1946 in Pekin. He survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Vicki (Anton) Cipri of Naples, FL.; one son, Terry (Ceci) Scott of St. Cloud, FL.; five grandchildren, Richard Roberts, Nicole Cipri, Tony Cipri, all of Naples, FL., Tracey (Andrea) Roberts of Jacksonville, IL., David (Tina) Manley of Tampa, FL.; five great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, J.T. Scott; one brother and one sister.

Betty had worked at Illinois Mutual Life Insurance Company in Peoria, retiring in 1985 after several years.

She enjoyed sewing, spending time with her family and going to the beach when she lived in Naples.

Betty was of the Methodist faith.

Her visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, January 4, 2013 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. There will be no services.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hollis Park Recreation Center, 10107 S. Vine, Mapleton, IL 61547.

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Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory

405 Rusche St
Creve Coeur, IL
Phone: (309) 694-3322