Funeral services will be held at the First Methodist Church in Chariton at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2 with Pastor Allen Weise officiating. Internment will be at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo.
Harriett Elizabeth Scott was born in Cumberland, Md., on October 25, 1917.Her parents were Rev. Floyd C. and Agnes “Nan” (Somerville) Scott. The youngest of three children, she had two older brothers, Floyd (Dorothy) and Vernon (Vivian).
She was graduated from Cornell College in Mt. Vernon in 1941 with a Bachelor of Arts in Education. She took a job teaching school at Oakville, Iowa, and taught there for two yearShe later moved to Dixon, Ill. where she taught elementary school for 35 years. During her summers, she did graduate work at the University of Colorado.
Harriett was an active community member being involved in P.E.O., the Order of the Eastern Star, as long-time treasurer of the Dixon Teacher’s Credit Union, and the Dixon First Presbyterian Church.
Her favorite pastimes were spent traveling, reading, watching television, collecting things, and spending time with her extended family. She is fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews for the time she spent with them and the fun and caring person she was.
In death she has rejoined her father, mother, brothers, and sisters-in-law. She is survived by her nieces Jan Stoltenberg,Port Byron, Ill., Carol (Dave) Duffe,Moscow, Iowa, Linda (Todd) Fatland,West Des Moines, her nephews Craig (Mary) Scott,Chariton, Loren (Sharon) Scott, Denver, Colo., Doyle (Starr) Scott,Winterset, 20 great-nieces, three great-nephews, 11 great-great nieces and 12 great-great nephews.
A memorial service will be held in Dixon.
Memorials may be made to the Christian Children’s Fund, the First Presbyterian Church of Dixon or Legacy Lodge Hospice House. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.pierschbacherfuneralhome.com *.
Harriett E. Scott