Mary F. "Peggy” Scott, 93, of Mt. Pulaski, passed away at 12:25 P.M. on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
Peggy was born on July 5, 1924 in Logan County the daughter of Samuel Nelson and Hattie Mae (Michael) Downing. She married Dean Scott on October 26, 1940 in Bowling Green, MO. He preceded her in death on April 15, 2014 after 72 years of marriage.
Peggy is survived by three daughters, Kathy (Franklin) Richardson of Mt. Pulaski, Judy (Lyndel) Emrick of Mt. Pulaski, and Gloria Reynolds of Marion, TX. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Deborah; two brothers, Dean and Hubert Downing; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Peggy worked for JCPenney in Lincoln for 14 years and was a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening and was a member of The First United Methodist Church in Mt. Pulaski.
Services for Peggy will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 20, 2018 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mt. Pulaski, with Rev. Zoila Marty officiating. Visitation will take place one hour prior to services. Burial will follow at Mt. Pulaski Cemetery. Memorials may be made to The First United Methodist Church in Mt. Pulaski.