Eloise M. Scott, 88, of Hopewell, died at 10:06 a.m. Saturday, May 28, 2011 at Genesis Hospice-Morrison House. She was born April 12, 1923, in Zanesville, a daughter of the late Ernest Earl Williams and Ethel Yocum Lanning. She was a member of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church.
Surviving are three sons, James D. Scott Jr. of Reynoldsburg, John R. Scott of Hopewell and Thomas W. Scott of Gratiot; six daughters, Susan Wiechert of Zanesville, Peggy Willis of Nashport, Alice Jones of Sonora, Viola McDonald of Nashport, Vicki McDonald of Frazeysburg and Eloise Wiseman of Mt. Perry; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; four brothers, Leonard Lanning, Jack Lanning, Richard Lanning and Danny Williams, all of Zanesville.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James D. Scott Sr., who died January 12, 1993; two brothers, Earnest Williams and Wilbur Williams.
Friends may call from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at Bolin- Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Avenue, Zanesville. Graveside services will follow at 10:30 a.m. at Williams Cemetery with Rev. Mark Mealick officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Genesis Hospice- Morrison House, 713 Forest Ave., Zanesville, Ohio 43701
To send a note of condolence, a sympathy card or comfort food to the Scott family: www.bolin-dierkesfuneralhome.com