Sue ScottMarch 5, 1933 ~ February 6, 2017 (age 83)
Muncie- Sue C. Scott, 83, passed away Monday morning February 6, 2017 at Parker Health Care Center in Parker City. She was born March 5, 1933 in Muncie Indiana to James Harvey Proudfoot and Dorothy Kathryn (Worl) Proudfoot.
In her youth, Sue was active in Job’s Daughters and became an accomplished marimba player, having played with Jack Imel. She was a graduate of Muncie Central High School class of 1950 and attended two years at Indiana University. On June 22, 1952, Sue married the love of her life, Donald Scott, and embraced her new roles as homemaker and pastor’s wife.
Sue and Don actively ministered together for 40 years serving seven United Church of Christ congregations in Ohio, Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Indiana. Sue created new programs to meet the needs of others in each community they served. She served as moderator of the Indiana-Kentucky Conference and on a national board of the UCC. She served on the school board in Tell City, Indiana. Sue loved an adventure and enjoyed sharing new experiences with others. She launched a successful travel business organizing group outings that grew from bus trips to regional shows and attractions to international tours of Ireland, Germany, and the Panama Canal.
Most importantly, Sue was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother. She leaves behind her loving husband Donald Scott, her eight children: Jerry (Brenda) Scott, Albert Lea, MN; Ann (Harold Jr.) Cornell, Sharpsburg, MD; Ken (Sue) Scott, Rockaway, NJ; Barry (Shannon) Scott, Manchester, MO; Bob (Julie) Scott, Albany, IN; Ed (Julie) Proudfoot, Merrillville, IN; Jim (Sarah) Proudfoot, Brownsburg, IN; Tony (Natalie) Proudfoot, Tucson, AZ; 18 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, James Proudfoot.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the High Street United Methodist Church at 219 S High Street Muncie, Indiana, officiated by Charlotte Overmyer and Don Kaufman. Friends are invited to visit with the family one hour prior to the service. Burial will be privately at Gardens of Memory. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the church or charity of choice.
Online condolences may be made to the family in care of www.parsonmortuary.com