Fay E. Scott, age 83, of Belle, passed away peacefully, Monday, October 13, 2014, at the Victorian Place in Owensville.
Fay was born on December 5, 1930, in Osage County, near Belle, MO. She was one of six children born to the late John Logan and Anna Sophia (Roehl) Francis. On July 12, 1952, Fay was married to Walter L. Scott in Washington, MO. Scotty preceded her in death on October 7, 1958.
Fay graduated from Belle High School in 1948. She went to work for the International Shoe Company and worked there for 19 A½ years. In 1967 she went to work for the Department of the Army at Ft. Leonard Wood, MO. After 24 years she retired and moved back to Belle to take care of her ailing mother.
Fay was a member of the Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Belle. As a younger lady she was very active in sports and played softball in Belle. She also enjoyed playing bingo, bowling, and was very involved in the genealogy of her family. She will be missed and remembered by all who knew and loved her.
Surviving Fay is one sister, Flora Storm of Kansas City; one brother-in-law, Chesley Shanks of Belle; one nephew, Timothy Storm of the Chicago area; three nieces, Kay Lorts and her husband Sonny of Belle, Sue Shanks of Belle, and Johnene Baxter and her husband Jeff of Hallsville; Lesley Francis, widow of Greg Lee Francis, of Biggs, CA.; one great niece, Julie Badding; four great-nephews, Tray Lorts, Douglas Robertson, Curtis Robertson, and Steven Francis; six great-great nieces and nephews as well as many other extended family members and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, Fay was preceded in death by two sisters, Fern Francis and Florence Shanks; two brothers, John Francis and Harry Francis; two sister-in-laws, Velda Francis and Betty Francis; one brother-in-law, C.L. (Jim) Storm; and a nephew, Gregory Lee Francis.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at Sassmann's Chapel in Belle. A funeral service will follow at 10:30 a.m. with Vicar David Roth officiating. Interment will be in the Liberty Cemetery near Belle.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church of Belle.