Louise Scott, 87, passed away July 14, 2019

Louise Scott, 87, of Benton Harbor, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday, July 14, 2019.

A celebration of life service will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph with Rev. Jesse Buie officiating. Burial will follow in North Shore Memory Gardens, Coloma. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 12-1 pm also at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Those wishing to send a condolence online may do so at www.starks-menchinger.com

Louise was born on April 15, 1932 to Ola and Mary (Atkisson) James in Ethridge, TN. On February 25, 1947 she married Woodrow Scott. Louise worked for many years at Zenith Electronics, formerly Heath Co. where she retired. Louise had an unwavering faith in God and was a longtime member at Safe Harbor Church, Sodus. She enjoyed tending to her vegetable garden, canning, quilting and was a great cook. Most of all, Louise cherished time spent with her family.

Louise is survived by her children, Laura Tarbutton, Debra (Gerald) Shields, Jeni (Ken) Parritt, Jeffrey Scott and Dennis Scott; grandchildren, Ashlee (Aaron) Andrews, Jamie (Holly) Dyer, Cari (Dave) Fritz, Kelly (Kasey) Papoi, Becky Scott and Bethany Scott; great-grandchildren, Alana Dyer, Tommy Dyer, Owen Fritz, Lillie Fritz, Veda Papoi, one on the way, Emilee Andrews and many nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ola and Mary James; husband of 41 years, Woodrow Scott on May 22, 1988 and siblings, Ray James & Edna Wheeler.

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