Cletha Fay Scott

Oct. 29, 1923 — Aug. 9, 2019

Cletha Fay Scott, 95, of Winamac, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, Aug. 9, at the Pulaski Health Care Center in Winamac. 

Cletha was born on Oct. 29, 1923, in Pulaski, to the late John and Ova (Shadle) Koepkey. Cletha was a 1942 graduate of Pulaski High School. On July 17, 1948, Cletha married Wilbur L. Scott in Winamac. Wilbur died on April 2, 1986.

Cletha was a member of the First Christian Church in Winamac. She was a member of the Power From the Past. Cletha was an active member of the Democrat Ladies of Pulaski County. 

Cletha had worked as a charge attendant at the Logansport State Hospital for 28 years. She was one of the “Rosie Riveter” ladies who worked at the Ball Company in Mishawaka supporting the war effort. 

Cletha enjoyed camping and traveling with Wilbur and her family. She enjoyed gardening and raising flowers. Cletha liked IU and Purdue basketball and riding with her friends through the Tippecanoe River State Park. She was a loving caregiver to her family and friends. Cletha was a great cook who loved to prepare holiday meals for her family. Cletha enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by her sons: Jerry Scott of Pulaski, David Scott of Winamac, and Billy [Cindy] Scott of Pulaski; daughter-in-law Carol Scott of Valparaiso; grandchildren: Shawn Scott, John Dean Scott, Tasha (Scott) Campbell, Dylan Scott and Whitney (Scott) Sutherlin; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents John and Ova (Shadle) Koepkey; husband Wilbur L. Scott; son Dean Scott; brothers: Wayne Koepkey, Harold Koepkey and Gerald Koepkey; and sisters: Irma Good, Pearl Reed and Daisy Button. 

Visitation was from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, at Frain Mortuary in Winamac. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at Frain Mortuary, with Rev. Jeff Seger officiating. Burial will take place at McKinley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Winamac. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the residents’ fund at Pulaski Health Care Center.

Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at

(Pulaski County Journal — Aug. 14, 2019)

Pulaski County Journal

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Winamac, IN 46996

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