Marilyn Scott, 93, passed away unexpectantly at home on June 29, 2019. She is survived by her three sons: Dan Crooke [Sue Ann],Tom Crooke and Kendall Crooke [Jackie], stepchildren: Susan Waggoner [Mike], Sherry Chandler [Lewis], Vicky Scott, her sister Imogene Wood [Jim, deceased], grandchildren: Candace [Aaron], Justin and Jack, great granddaughter Samantha Dafforn, nieces, nephews, step grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents Weaver and Clara Emmert, Donald Crooke, husband of 32 years and Robert Scott, husband of 11 years, Sisters: Virginia Milam [Les], Kate Collins [Paul] and son-in-law, Steve Scott.
Marilyn was born and raised in Montezuma, IN [Parke County]. She went to Indiana University and was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. While at IU she met Donald Crooke, they married in 1944. They lived and raised their family in Evansville, IN and Worthington, OH. While in Worthington, OH, she worked at Riverside Hospital for Dr. Taylor. Later, she moved back to Evansville where she worked as a Personnel Assistant at Faultless Industry. Bob Scott, a childhood friend from Montezuma, and Marilyn reconnected, married in 1984 and moved to Indianapolis. There she attended Kingsway Church and volunteered for several years at IU Hospital West. She was an avid IU basketball fan. Marilyn also enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s school activities, reading, puzzling, banana grams, chocolates and going out to lunch with her friends.
Marilyn wanted, more than anything in life, to have a family. Her family and extended family were the center of her life. Besides her family, she cared deeply about her friends, many of whom she had been close to most of her adult life.
She will be remembered for her smile, positive spirit and her loving ways. She will be greatly missed!
Memorial gathering will be held Friday, July 26, 2019 from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. with a memorial service at 4 p.m. at Serenity Funeral and Cremation Services, 6202 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268.