||Scott Family Obituaries
Malinda Jane Scott Bennett
Payette Lakes Star, at McCall, January 1932
Long Valley Pioneer Woman Passes Away.
Word was received here Thursday of the death of Mrs. J. H. Bennett at Lebannon, Oregon, to which place was taken some three years ago by her husband on account of ill health.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Bennett are Long Valley Pioneers, having come here many years ago where they have been engaged in farming. They were both loved and respected by all in this section. The last few years Mrs. Bennett's health has been failing and after going to Oregon she seemed to improve for a time until the last months, she was steadily losing ground until the end came.
Besides her husband, she is survived by a large family of children, among whom are Mrs. Guy Fairbrothers of McCall, and county commissioner, Joe Bennett, also of McCall.
Melinda Jane Scott was born October 19, 1868. Died Jan 13 1932 Born in Putman County Missouri. Married to J. Henry Bennett in 1885 in Missouri. There was [sic] six children born to this union. Five sons and one daughter. One son, Ray preceeded her in death.
Those who survive her are: James Bennett, Lebanan, Oregon; Charles Bennett, Hardin, Montana; Joe Bennett, McCall Idaho; Burton Bennett, U. S. Navy Hospital Bremington, Washington; Mrs. Guy Fairbrother, McCall Idaho.
She had eight grandchildren. The family came to Idaho from Missouri in 1903, residing in Boise for three years. Coming to Long Valley in 1908, making their home here until over two years ago when they went to Lebanan, Oregon, because of Mrs. Bennetts failing health, where they lived until the time of her death. Interment took place at Lebanon, Oregon. She was a member of the Baptist church since early girlhood.
Maxine Harris Bennett
Maxine Harris Bennett, 87, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006 at a local nursing home, following a lengthy illness. She was born March 21, 1918 in Union County, Ore., the only child of John Robert Harris and Emra Etta (Bell). She attended schools in eastern Oregon, and graduated from North Powder High School. Maxine married Joseph Richard Bennett June 28, 1941 in Boise. They had three children, Cheryl Jane, who died as a child, James Richard (Connie) of Burbank, Calif., and Vickie Jo, of Boise. They lived most of their lives in McCall, Idaho, where they participated in Eastern Star and the Masonic Lodge, the McCall Dance Club, and many church, community, and social activities. Maxine did the bookkeeping for the McCall Cemetery District for 18 years. She also worked at the McCall Post Office, and for the U.S. Forest Service in McCall as a receptionist. But her favorite job at the Forest Service was a road counter, taking statistical data to count the traffic over mountain roads. For many years, she donated generously to the children´s home in Lewiston and Boise and to the Idaho Youth Ranch. Joe passed away April 24, 1988. After his death, Maxine lived in Boise. Maxine loved to travel and visit with her many friends, and to share good times. She was a very generous, loving person to her many friends and family, full of laughter and joy and warmth and giving. She rarely met a person she didn't like and make a friend. She also loved to dance. She will be missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her son, James; her daughter, Vickie; her two half-sisters, Velma Sherrill and Lola Jean (George) Rachor, her half-brother, Kenneth; her cousin, Kitty Johnson; and her best friend and daughter, Kathryn Mendoza and Kathryn's two children, Matthew and Sarah. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins. The family wishes to gratefully thank the four friends who helped take care of Maxine. They are Sue Smith, Pamela Dormier, Mindy Anderson, and Patricia Conn. A memorial service will be held on Friday, Feb. 17th at 11 a.m. at Summers Funeral Home, 1205 W. Bannock Street in Boise. Graveside services will be held at the McCall Cemetery on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 1 p.m. We hope her family and friends will join in the Open Sharing of comments, memories and prayers. People may speak or write comments to be read. Written comments may be brought to the service or emailed to Vickie Bennett at . . . . A reception will be held at the McCall Senior Center, following the graveside services. Memorial contributions are suggested to a children´s charity, such as the Idaho Youth Ranch, 7025 Emerald Street, Boise, Idaho 83704, with facilities in Rupert, Coeur d'Alene, Nampa, and Boise, Idaho.
(Source: David Blackwell email; original source probably Idaho Statesman)
Effie Scott Mayer
Effie Scott Mayer, 98, of Boise, and formerly of Emmett, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 1986, in a Boise nursing home.
Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Potter Funeral Chapel, 228 E. Main St., Emmett, for graveside services at Emmett City Cemetery. Elder Mark Burnham, Retired, of the Church of God Seventh Day, Meridian, will officiate.
The last of her era, Mrs. Mayer was born Nov. 20, 1887, at Warsaw, Mo., a daughter of D. Garrett Scott and Ann Jane Reece.
Survivors include two sons, Reece Mayer of Medford, Ore., and Harold Mayer of Corvallis, Ore; a daughter, Ann Mayer Knott of Seattle; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews including Roy and Larry Fields, Helen-Kay Kreizenbeck and David C. Blackwell, all of Boise, Eileen Scott Evans, Robert K. Scott, Bob Scott and Claude Fields, all of Cascade, John Fields and Tom Fields, both of New Meadows, and Alice Fay Scott and Zula May Couchman, both in Iowa; and close relatives, Joe W. Bennett and Bill Godfrey of McCall.
Those who died earlier include her stepmother, Anna Leeper Scott of Emmett; and three sisters and six brothers, who were well-known among the pioneers of the state; Ola Scott of Warsaw, Mo., Mary Cora Fields of Cascade, Elizabeth Jane Scott of Emmett, Burton Scott of Kuna, G. K. Scott and Asa Scott, both of Long Valley, Leonard "Scotty" Scott of Emmett, and Alvanza Scott and Elmer Scott, both of Iowa.
Memorials may be made to the Good Samaritan Home, 1161 Clithero Dr., Boise.
David Garrett Scott
The Emmett Examiner, Emmett, Idaho, Thursday 20 January 1916
D. G. Scott died at his home in this city on Wednesday evening at 6:00 o'clock of Bright's disease from which he has been a long and patient sufferer. Mr. Scott and family moved to Emmett last July from Roseberry where he was engaged in the mercantile business, but his health compelled him to seek a lower altitude and he moved to this city. He leaves a wife and family of grown children to mourn their loss. Funeral arrangements had not been announced at time of going to press.
Emmett Index, Thursday, 20 January 1916
D. D. Scott Dead
D. D. Scott, who came to Emmett last summer from Long valley and bought the Crites residence property in Cobban's addition, died yesteerday afternoon. Heart trouble was the cause of his death.
From: Barbara Krogh To: David Blackwell Sent: Monday, June 19, 2006
Idaho Statesman 1916
EMMETT CITIZEN PASSES AWAY
David G. Scott, Aged 64 Years, Victim of Heart Failure
Emmett, Ida. - David G. Scott of Emmett died suddenly of heart failure, Wednesday evening at 6 o'clock at his residence at the age of 64 years, 5 months and 15 days. The deceased was born near West Chester, Pa. At the age of 19 years the family came to Putnam county, Mo. From this place the deceased and his family came to Idaho some 12 years ago. Most of this time they have lived near or in Roseberry in Long Valley. Here he was engaged for several years in the mercantile business. On account of his failing health, Mr. Scott and his family came to Emmett last July.
He was a man highly esteemed by all who knew him. He was a good father and a loyal citizen and has done much to help in the progress of Idaho. He is survived by his wife and eight children: B. W. Scott and A.M. Scott of Powersville, Mo.,; Mrs. Mary Fields of Arling,Ida.; G. Ray Scott and Miss Effie L. Scott of Roseberry, Elizabeth and Leonard at home. In addition to these there are five brothers [ James, William, Joseph, Gilbert, and George ] all of whom reside in Missouri.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at the Baptist church of which the deceased was a faithful member.
Elizabeth Jane Scott
From: Barbara Krogh To: David Blackwell Sent: Monday, June 19, 2006
Services for Elizabeth J. Scott, 81, of Emmett, who died Tuesday morning at an Emmett hospital after a brief illness, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Beatty Chapel with Rev. Harry Granger, First Baptist church officiating. Interment will be at the Emmett Cemetery.
She was born July 18, 1892, at Warsaw, Mo. She came with her family to Long Valley in 1904, and lived first near Van Wyck and later at Roseberry. In 1915 she moved to Emmett where she was a member of the Baptist church and of the Emmett Crescent club.
Surviviors include one sister, Effie Mayer, Emmett; a foster daughter, Mrs. John (Lorissa) Wilfong, Emmett; and three grandchildren. One sister and six brothers preceded her in death.
Messinger Index Nov. 15, 1973
George Leonard Scott
From: "David Blackwell" To: "Barbara Krogh" Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2006
Idaho Statesman, Boise, ID 1 May 1961
George L. Scott
Nampa - George Leonard Scott, 62, of 1408 Amity avenue, died Monday in a Boise hospital.
Mr. Scott was a veteran of World War I and a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen of Nampa. He came to Nampa 43 years ago from Emmett and was retired in 1954. He was married in Caldwell Feb. 26, 1944, to Mary E. Bowen. Mr. Scott was a member of the Baptist church.
Survivors, in addition to his wife of Nampa, include 13 children; one brother Ace Scott of Yreka, Calif.; two sisters, Elizabeth Scott and Mrs. Effie Mayer, both of Emmett; 33 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The Shepherd chapel will announce services. [Services were held at the Shepherd Mortuary on 4 May 1961.]
He was known to me as Uncle Leonard. Other nicknames included Froggie and Scottie. The 13 children were Mary's from a previous marriage.
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