Thursday, September 16, 2010

Margie Marie Courtney, 86, of Monett, passed away in her home on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010. She was born on Aug. 21, 1924, in Beckville, Texas, the fourth child and only daughter of Frank and Dorthy (Parker) Courtney. She met and married Charles Louis Scott in 1943, in Carthage, Texas, while he was in the Army. They made their home in California.

She moved to Monett in 2008, to live near her son and daughter-in-law. She attended the First Baptist Church of Monett.

She was an activities director for an assisted living home in California for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Dorthy Courtney, her brothers, Odie and Rusty, her son, David Lane Scott and two granddaughters.

Survivors include: son and daughter-in-law, Chuck and Lynn Scott, of Purdy; her daughter and son-in-law, Margo and David Bjork, of Bakersfield, Calif.; her brother, Mitchell Courtney, of Tatum, Texas; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great grandchildren.

Cremation arrangements were under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

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