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Carolyn Sue Scott

July 1, 1939 — February 4, 2023


Carolyn Sue Scott


Carolyn Sue Scott, 83, of Shelbyville, passed away, Saturday, February 4, 2023, at her home.

She was born July 1, 1939, in Vevay, the daughter of Ivan and Doris (Turner) Allen.  On February 21, 1960, she married Larry Dwain Scott, and he preceded her in death on November 17, 2010.

Carolyn is survived by her sons, Mark A. Scott and wife, Laura, of Shelbyville, and Jonathan “J.D.” Scott and wife, Alecia, of Indianapolis; daughter, Gina Kuhn and husband, Eric, of Milroy; sister, Vickie Coy of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Lindsey and husband, Zach, Kelly, Katie, Blayre, Collin, Devon and wife, Kortnie, Kylee and Ryan; great-grandchildren, Carter, William, Vera, Henry and Ruby; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of very dear friends.

In addition to Larry, Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, David Allen and Jack Stonebraker; and sister, Tammy Moore.

Carolyn graduated in 1957 from Shelbyville High School and attended Butler University.

She was a member of the First Christian Church of Shelbyville, where she was a prayer warrior on the prayer chain.

Carolyn was a homemaker and was known by her children as “the best mother in the world.”   She had a great love for her family, and cherished the time she spent with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was also a member of The Fun Bunch, Saint Joe’s Social Club and the Lucky 13 Home Economics Club.

Carolyn enjoyed reading, working crossword puzzles and watching Hallmark movies. 

She was an avid fan of the Indiana Pacers, Indiana University basketball and the Cincinnati Reds.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, February 9, 2023, at the funeral home. Carolyn’s niece, Rev. Kristi Jones will officiate, she will be assisted by Rev. Beth Crouch.

Interment will be at Second Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Johnson County.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church, 118 W. Washington St., Shelbyville, Indiana 46161.

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