Dorothy Irene Scott, 91

Dorothy Irene (Spencer) Scott, 91, of Allegan and formerly of Casco Township passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Briarwood Assisted Living. 

Born Aug. 9, 1927, in South Haven, she was the daughter of the late Floyd A. and Corlan (Lyman) Spencer. She married George W. Scott on June 29, 1947, at the family home in Casco Township. 

Mrs. Scott was a lifetime member of Casco United Methodist Church. She attended Beechdale School in Casco Township as a child, graduated from South Haven High School and later attended Michigan State University. 

Mrs. Scott worked as a legal secretary for 10 years in Bangor and retired from Allegan County as a Deputy Circuit Court Clerk.

Throughout her life she had been a dedicated homemaker and mother. She enjoyed teaching Sunday School and volunteering as a 4-H Leader. 

Mrs. Scott was also a member of the Allegan County Home Extension Women and was the leader of the local group. She loved to participate in Casco Township senior activities and being involved with a multitude of activities at her church.

Mrs. Scott is survived by her son-in-law Robert Jackson; grandchildren, Bradley (Susan) Jackson, Thomas (Christy) Jackson, Cheryl (Jared) Koenig, Wade (Nathan) Tomson, Carrie Cook, Kenneth (Wendy) Scott and Terrance (Jamie) Scott; 14 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Along with her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter Patricia Jackson; son Michael Scott; brother Donald Spencer; and sister Barbara Bridges.

Contributions in Mrs. Scott’s memory may be made to Casco United Methodist Church or Wings of Hope Hospice.

The family will receive friends at Casco United Methodist Church on Friday, July 26, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at which time a memorial service will begin. 

Chappell Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.


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