Mary Alice Scott-Thomas
Mary Alice was born on October 21, 1915 to Golden Howard Moore and Madge Williams Moore and went home to be with her Heavenly Father on June 26, 2012 at Friends Fellowship in Richmond. A lifelong resident of Cambridge City, a graduate of Lincoln High School, she met Franklin J. Scott in her Sunday School class at Cambridge City Christian Church and 3 years later on June 9, 1938 they married. They were still in love when Franklin died in 1981. They were the parents of three children, Karin R. Heflin, Kathleen Dillon both of Cambridge City and Christine A. (David) Whitlock of West Unity, Ohio. In addition to being a mother and homemaker, she also started a new business called MASCOTT Yarn Shop. After her husband died, she became a “Gray Lady” and worked at Reid Hospital as a volunteer for many years. She was an avid bridge player, she sang in the church choir, she traveled in the US and in Europe. Her grandchildren all called her Nana and the family lovingly referred to her as the “Grand Matriarch”. She moved to Friends Fellowship in 1989 and in 2002 she met and fell in love with Charles F. Thomas and they married on November 29, 2002. She was 87 and he was 92. Charles died 2 years later. Mary Alice was baptized at the Cambridge City Christian Church when she was 12 years old and in her later years attended Bentonville Christian Church.
She is survived by her three daughters; a step daughter, Karen Karns of Fairfield, IA; a step son Chuck Thomas; grandchildren, Kim (Mike) Owens, Randy (Brenda) Stater, Jenny (Paul) Burlingame, Scott(Megan) Dillon, Liz (Will) Byers, Gavin Dillon, Brad (Sarah) Locke and Tim (Susan) Locke; 10 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her two brothers, Jarold W. and Durwood E. Moore and a granddaughter, Vallorie A. Locke.
Services will Tuesday July 10 at 3:00 pm at Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel with Gordon Mehaffey officiating. Calling is from 1:00 – 3:00 pm prior to the service. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery in Cambridge City. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bentonville Christian Church, the American Cancer Society or to your favorite charity.
Online condolences may be made at www.waskoms.com