Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
November 14, 2012 10:50 am EST


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MOUNT VERNON — R. Jene Scott, 87, of Mount Vernon, died Monday Nov. 12, 2012, at the Whispering Hills Nursing Home in Mount Vernon.

Jene was born Aug. 4, 1925, in Berlin Township to Foster and Maxine (La Fever) Auten and had spent her lifetime in Knox County.

Surviving are her son, Greg (Betsy) Scott of Mount Vernon; granddaughter, Phyllis (Dennis) Colopy of Howard; great-grandchildren, Bryce and Shelby Colopy; and her sister, Eileen Bell of Berea.

Besides her parents; Jene was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Scott; great-grandson, Joseph Lee Colopy; sister, Arlene Jones.

Private graveside funeral services will be held in Ebenezer Cemetery, near Mount Vernon.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Acclaim Hospice, 2800 Corporate Exchange Drive, Suite 140, Columbus, OH 43231.

To send a private, online condolence to the family, visit

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of R. Jene Scott.

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