Traverse City Record-Eagle


April 2, 2014

Eileen Helen Scott

TRAVERSE CITY — Eileen Helen Scott, age 88, passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Bay Ridge Assisted Living in Traverse City. Eileen was born Nov. 23, 1925, in Hoxeyville, the daughter of Ray and Ellen (Anderson) Brown.

Eileen spent her life as a homemaker, devoted to her children. She loved to cook and especially loved to bake. She was an accomplished seamstress.

Eileen was active in the Farwell Community of Christ Church.

Eileen spent her final years as a loving grandmother figure for all the caregivers at Bay Ridge Assisted Living. She was always ready with a hug and an “I love you.” She leaves to cherish many wonderful memories, her daughter, Lynette Chidester Norris and husband, Joe, of Mancelona; her son, Fred Chidester and wife, Carol, of Houghton Lake; stepson, Wayne Scott and wife, April, of Harrison; step daughter-in-law, Jackie Scott, of Flint; two grandchildren; two great-grandsons; and many step grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A funeral service is planned for Thursday, April 3, 2014, at 1 p.m., with visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Campbell-Stocking Family Funeral Home in Farwell. Joe Norris will officiate. Interment will be in Gilmore Twp. Cemetery.

Please consider donations to Hospice of Michigan.

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