2017-07-06 / Obituaries

Mary Lou Scott

Mary Lou Scott, 85, Houghton Lake, formerly of Clio, died July 9, 2017 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. 

A service will be held Wednesday, July 12 at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church with Dr. David E. Hansen officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 11 at Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon, from 5 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Thetford Township Cemetery.

She was born in Flint Feb. 16, 1932 to Eber Henry and Mary Beth (Stalker) Willson. She and Duane Scott were united in marriage Feb. 14, 1951 in Flint. They lived in Clio and moved to Houghton Lake in 1982. A member of Immanuel Baptist Church she could be found with the little ones in the church nursery whenever possible. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, quilting, sewing and vegetable and flower gardening. She also enjoyed working on all types of puzzles including crossword, jigsaw and word searches.

Preceding her in death were her parents; two sons, Steven and Daniel Scott; grandson, Michael Scott; and siblings, Eber Willson and Ruby Lambert. 

Surviving Mrs. Scott are her husband, Duane; four children, Tom (Carol) Scott of Lakeland, FL, Kerry (Dale) Weaver of Ashkum, IL, Ann (Dan) Cunningham of Lowell and Don (Anne) Scott of Clarkston; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and sister, Dora (John) McQuistion of Indianapolis, IN. 

Memorials may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church or to the family for a charity to be determined later. Arrangements were handled by Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon.

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