Dorothy M. Scott, 90, formerly of Cantril died 9:45 P.M. Sunday March 3, 2013 at Good Samaritan Society-Van Buren, Keosauqua where she and her husband have resided since August 2009. She was born September 27, 1922 near Milton to Albert and Florence Wright Skelton and married Lowell I. Scott on June 9, 1940. They celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary in June. Dorothy and Lowell farmed many years in the Cantril area until they retired and moved to town. She worked 22 years as a bank teller for State Savings Bank, Cantril and in later years worked as a cook for Meals on Wheels in Milton and Keosauqua until health problems forced her to retire. Dorothy was noted for her delicious pies and cakes.
Surviving are her husband, Lowell, sister and brother-in-law, Ella Jean and Don Scott of Branson, Mo, special friends, Jack and Linda Sharp of Cantril, several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Ed Skelton, a sister, Hattie Newland, a niece and a nephew.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 A.M. Friday March 8, 2013 at Pedrick Funeral Home, Keosauqua, Rev. Jerry Caughron officiating. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery, Milton. Visitation will open at 2 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home with family present 5-7 P.M. Memorials to Sunnyside Cemetery or Cantril Fire Dept. may be left at the funeral home or mailed to the family at 27232 Gold Avenue, Cantril, IA 52542.