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“I'm sure there is rejoicing in Heaven now that Betty is home. I just read Debbie Powell's message and could not agree more. Every time we had the...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Dave & Nancy Harrell - TN

“I don't know where to start! I have so many memories going back to childhood... of Betty reading to us in SS, (I am eternally grateful for her...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Debbie Powell Loftin - Dyersburg, TN

“You are all in my thoughts and prayers . ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Judy Phelps Casper - Mansfield, OH

“Nobody who met you ever doubted that you were a Christian. You did better than spread The Word, you lived it. more than anybody else in my life,...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Betty Severn - Hereford, AZ

“Bob: We were so sorry to hear of Betty's passing. May He be with you and your family during this time and beyond. I know you have many people in...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Kurt & Susan Vanderwater - OK

“My thoughts and prayers go out to your famliy. Your mother is rejoicing with my mother in the presence of Jesus. Soon we will be reunited with our...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Tracy Newberry - moline, IL

“I am so thankful for the gift of Betty"s prayers and cards, and taking time to talk, for her kindness and her daughters friendship. Her influence as...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Burrill Family - Moline, IL

“A lovely lady will be missed by all who knew her. Condolences to the family. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Sue Hawkins - Milan, IL - friend

“We want to express our deepest sympathies to Bob and family at the passing of Betty. A great godly lady has entered her home in heaven!! She will...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Tony and Ruth Boom - Moline, IL


Betty A. Scott, 86, of Moline, IL, died Thursday, June 14, 2012 at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis, IL.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at Homewood Evangelical Free Church, 3303 60th Street, Moline. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2012 at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38th Avenue, Moline, IL. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Life in Messiah International, P.O. Box 5470, Lansing, IL, 60438, or to Homewood Evangelical Free Church where she was a member.

Betty was born on June 10, 1926 in Moline, IL, the daughter of Russell and Pauline (Nelson) Allison. On Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 1949, she married Robert W. Scott in Moline, IL at Bethany Baptist Church. There, she was a faithful Sunday school teacher and youth group leader. As a young girl she worked at a licorice factory and later doing office work with Deere Plow & Company. Betty worked as a pre-school teacher for Wee Care Day Care in Moline and for the Heritage Wesleyan Church Day Care. Betty was a great lover of good books, gardening and the most passionate White Sox Fan. But most importantly she was a Godly wife and mother, her worth far above jewels.

Survivors include
Husband Robert Scott Moline, IL
Children Stephen Scott Phoenix, AZ
Col. Richard (Donna) Scott Colorado Springs, CO
Marcia Scott Dayton, OH
Suzi (Doug) Bond Rock Island, IL
Barbie (Joel) Klienbaum Portland, OR
7 Grandchildren
1 Great Grandchild
Brother Alan Allison Moline, IL
Sister Mary (Jerry) Nelson Geneseo, IL

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Robin Sue; grandson, Jesse Springfield Scott; and granddaughter, Andrea Hope.

Online condolences may be left for the family by visiting her obituary at www.esterdahl.com.