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Georgia Scott

October 8, 1931 — October 27, 2011

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Georgia Colleen Scott, 80, of Greenwood, Missouri, was born Thursday, October 8, 1931 in Ridgeway, Missouri, the daughter of Kenneth and Audra (Lobba) Smith. She departed this life at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at the Kansas City Hospice House.

In 1952 she was united in marriage to David L. Scott. He survives although they were no longer married.

Although she traveled changed addresses and schools many times as a child she wanted a house where she could put down deep roots. Georgia and David designed a home to be built in Greenwood and took on the task of not only general contractor, but carpenter, roofer, siding specialist, painter, landscaper and clean up. Bankers told them they couldn't do it, but they were sure they could and they did. They moved into the house in the early spring of 1964 and she has maintained the house ever since.

Georgia had the eye of an artist and displayed her talents in her oil paintings making quilts for the family.

Georgia had worked for the 707 Truck Stop in Blue Springs, Ford's Restaurant in Lee's Summit, the Solo Cup Corporation in Grandview, and ended her career as Manager for Casey's in Greenwood retiring in 2007.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her step-father Theodore "Ted" Dodson, daughter-in-law Connie Scott and granddaughter Tiffany Dawn Scott.

She is survived by her daughter Vickie (and Harvey) Stephens of Greenwood, Missouri; her son Al (and Linda) Scott of Higginsville; four grandchildren Chad (and Ella) Dike of Kansas City, Brenna Moon of Greenwood, Joshua (and Sarah) Scott of Higginsville, and Jeremiah Scott of Odessa; four great grandchildren Justin, Peyton, Lyla, and Evan; one sister Frannie Anderson of Greenwood; one step-brother Daryl Dodson of Gladstone; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 1, 2011, at the funeral home. Interment was be in the Roop Cemetery near Warrensburg.

Visitation was held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Kansas City Hospice House and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

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