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Tonabel (Toni) Scott, age 89, of Sweetwater, passed away on Monday, May 27, 2013, at Nolan Nursing and Rehab.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Fourth and Elm Church of Christ with Mike Crowley and Jerry Riggs officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Tonabel was born April 17, 1924 in Sylvester, Texas (Fisher County) to Oscar and Bessie (Chastain) Carter. Toni graduated form Tuscola High School. She married Prentis Scott on Dec. 22, 1945 in Abilene. She was a homemaker, seamstress and worked for SISD as a cafeteria manager at Philip Nolan. She and her sister-in-law designed clothes for Dan Blocker (Hoss Cartwright from Bonanza). She was a member of the Bluebonnet Club, Home Demonstration and Nolan County 4H. She and her husband received an award from National Block and Bridle Organization for Animal Science and Agriculture in 1980.
She is survived by her two sons, Carter Scott and wife Kayla of Sweetwater and Franky Scott and wife Nancy of Dalhart, Texas; nine grandchildren; Amy Scott Hickman and husband Royce, Erin Scott Eshleman and husband Jared, Parker Scott, Colton Scott, Avery Scott, Emma Scott, Shawn Scott and wife Hillary, Trevor Scott and wife Tish and Lance Scott and wife Sara; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Bessie Carter; husband, Prentis Scott; son, Shanklin Scott; and 10 brothers and sisters.
Family will receive friends from 5-6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Parker Scott, Colton Scott, Shawn Scott, Trevor Scott, Lance Scott, Jared Eshleman and Royce Hickman.
Honorary pallbearers will be Chris Gibbs, John Gibbs and Ken Kimble.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to West Texas Down Syndrome Association, P.O. Box 2447, San Angelo, Texas 76902.