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Bonnie Scott

June 16, 1945 — February 6, 2024

Coal City

Bonnie Scott

Age 78 and formerly of Coal City, Illinois, passed away Tuesday morning, February 6, 2024 at Stonebridge Memory Care in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.

Born June 16, 1945 in Joliet, Illinois Bonita Ann was a daughter of John and Maxine (Sowers) Dite. She was raised in Coal City and graduated from Coal City High School with the Class of 1963. On May 8, 1965, Bonnie married Allen Scott in the Coal City United Methodist Church, and he preceded her in death on May 6, 1999.

Bonnie will be remembered as a dedicated wife and mother. She was a longtime and active member of Island City Baptist Church in Wilmington where she found joy in singing. In her free time, Bonnie enjoyed reading and working crossword puzzles. She also cherished playing cards with her family. But above all, Bonnie's legacy lies in her unwavering commitment to caregiving and service to others—an embodiment of true humility.

Survivors include her four children: Lisa (Mike) Kelly of Carlinville, Illinois, Jennifer (Anthony) Pennington of Fairfield, Illinois, Jason (Joyce) Scott of Plainfield, Illinois and Kevin (Kim) Scott of Indianapolis, Indiana; eight grandchildren: Elizabeth (Steve) Compere and Kathleen Kelly, both of Chicago, Kayla (Jay) Stanley and Ally (Luke) Harl, both of Fairfield, Blake Scott and Christian Scott, both of Plainfield and Evan Scott and Lela Scott, both of Indianapolis; great grandchildren: Micah, Arlo and Renny Stanley with baby Della coming soon, and Beckham and Bellamy Harl; one brother, John Dite, Jr. (Marilyn Bryant) of Coal City; her sister-in-law, Nancy Scott of Spokane, Washington; nephew, Chance (Rena) Dite of Oceanside, California; niece, Jessie Scott of Spokane; great niece, Zoe and great nephew, Zeo.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents; husband Allen, and one brother-in-law, Jeff Scott.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

The family will receive friends for a memorial visitation at Island City Baptist Church, 120 Vine Street in Wilmington, Illinois on Saturday, February 10, 2023 from 3:00 p.m. until time of service at 5:00 p.m.

Bonnie will be laid to rest with her late husband in Braceville-Gardner Cemetery.

Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Bonnie’s memory to Stonebridge Memory Care of Mt. Vernon, 1400 S 34th St, Mt Vernon, IL 62864 or to SSM Health at Home Hospice of Illinois, 605 North 12th Street, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.

Family and friends are encouraged to log onto www.BaskervilleFuneral.com to sign the guest book, upload photographs and share Bonnie’s memorial page online through social media.

Cremation and memorial services have been made under the direction and care of Reeves & Baskerville Funeral Homes and Crematory in Wilmington. (815-476-2181)

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Bonnie Scott, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Memorial Visitation

Saturday, February 10, 2024

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Island City Baptist Church

120 Vine St, Wilmington, IL 60481

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Memorial Service

Saturday, February 10, 2024

5:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Island City Baptist Church

120 Vine St, Wilmington, IL 60481

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