Marlene "Perky" (Plummer) Scott, 75, of Blue Springs, died Sunday, March 18, 2007, at Carmel Hills Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Independence.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2007, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Sweet Springs. Rev. Charles R. Ahlemann will officiate. Visitation will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Private family burial will be held at a later date in Fairview Cemetery in Sweet Springs. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church in Sweet Springs or Calvary Episcopal Church in Columbia. Online condolences may be sent to www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Dec. 13, 1931, in Sweet Springs, she was the daughter of the late Leslie Arnold Plummer and Beulah Ellen Swopes Plummer. She graduated from Sweet Springs High School in 1949 and soon after received an Associate of Arts degree from Kansas City School of Business. On July 25, 1954, at First Baptist Church in Sweet Springs, she married Joseph Smith Scott, who preceded her in death on April 22, 1987. She retired from the IRS in 1998. From 1977 to 1987, she and her husband lived in Loveland, Colo., where she worked for Mountain Bell Telephone Company. Prior to moving to Colorado, she and her husband and Joe spent 20 years in Columbia. She was one of the original Scout mothers for Troop 707 at Calvary Episcopal Church in Columbia, where she was a member.
Survivors include two sons, Greg Scott of Columbia and Tim Scott of Kansas City; two grandsons; two brothers, Gene Plummer of Cole Camp and Richard Plummer of Crestview, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her eldest son, Mark Edward Scott.