Scott, Velma

Velma E. Scott, 92, formerly of N. Cherry St., Fayette, died June 8, 2014, at Arbors at Sylvania in Toledo, Ohio.

She was born March 19, 1922, in West Unity, Ohio, to the late Lewis and Edna (Winzeler) Towne. She married Ora H. Scott in Fayette, and he preceded her in death Nov. 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.

She is survived by two sons, Randy (and Laurie) Scott of Fayette, and Brett Scott of Wauseon, Ohio; a daughter, Bonnie Bishop of Toledo, Ohio; 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, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Diane; four sisters; and two brothers.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 12, at Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in Fayette with Pastor Gene Sugg officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette. Visitation is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorial donations are suggested to Fayette Christian Church-Disciples or a charity of the donor’s choice.