Velma E. Scott (1922 – 2014)

scott_velma (WEB)Velma E. Scott, 92, formerly of N. Cherry St., Fayette, died early Sunday morning, June 8, 2014, at Arbors at Sylvania in Toledo, OH. She was born March 19, 1922, in West Unity, OH, to the late Lewis and Edna (Winzeler) Towne. She married Ora H. Scott in Fayette, and he preceded her in death on November 8, 1983.

Velma lived the majority of her life in Fayette, attended Gorham Fayette High School, and was a member of the Fayette Christian Church-Disciples. She was active as a volunteer with many organizations, including the local elections, Fayette Firebelles, the American Red Cross, and her church social group. She is remembered for her skills as a seamstress and her enjoyment of baking, crafts, painting, and interior decorating.

Surviving are two sons, Randy (Laurie) Scott of Fayette, and Brett Scott of Wauseon, OH; a daughter, Bonnie Bishop of Toledo, OH; five grandchildren, Michael, Reuben, Jennifer, Lanie, and Jessica; a step-grandson, Joshua; six great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Ora, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Diane; four sisters; and two brothers.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may consider memorial donations in honor of Velma to Fayette Christian Church-Disciples or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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