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Flora Mae Scott, 95, of Decatur, formerly of Georgetown, passed away at 11:42 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2018, at Liberty Village, Clinton. She was born Oct. 29, 1922, in Granite City. The daughter of George and Laura (Nichols) Gates. She was united in marriage to Clovis T. Scott in 1942 until his passing Feb. 9, 2005.
She will be dearly missed by sons, Walter (Carolyn) Scott and Toby (Sharon) Scott; daughter, Ruth (Ray) Brucker; grandchildren, Walter (Tara) Scott, Jeffrey (Pamela) Scott, Angela (Tommy) Englert Holota, Brian (Alison) Barnes, Amanda and Shelbi Scott; and eight great-grandchildren. Flora was preceded in death by parents; daughter, Kimberly Barnes; two sisters and two brothers.
Flora enjoyed gardening, sewing and cooking. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She always put her family first.
A Celebration of Flora's life will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Georgetown United Methodist Church, 400 N. Main St., Georgetown, with Pastor Matt Filicsky officiating. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at Sunset's Houghton Leasure Funeral Home, 200 E. West St., Georgetown. She will be laid to rest in Sunset Memorial Park, Danville. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given in her name to: Alzheimer's Foundation or Parkinson's Foundation. Please join Flora's family in sharing memories, photos and videos through her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfunerahome.com.
Published on March 10, 2018
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