Elizabeth "Betty" (Coots) Scott

March 15, 1933 ~ June 17, 2022 (age 89)


Magaline Elizabeth "Betty" Coots Scott, 89, of Tompkinsville, KY passed away Friday, June 17th, surrounded by her family at Monroe County Medical Center.

Elizabeth was born in Totz, KY on March 15, 1933, the eldest child of the late Rosetta (Creech) and Cyril Thorton Coots, Sr.

On December 7, 1954, she married Ervin Allen Scott in Cumberland, Harlan County, KY.  They then drove to Idaho Falls where they were sealed 10 days later as man and wife for all eternity.   After 40 years of marriage, Ervin preceded her in death on October 19, 1995.

She was a true disciple of her Savior, Jesus Christ, throughout her life and a devout and faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for 70 years, lovingly serving in many capacities with the children, youth, and adults, as well as chorister and choir director.

"Betty" and Ervin chose to adopt, love, teach, and guide the eight children whom they have forever blessed.  She is survived by her children, S. Allen Scott, of Tompkinsville, KY; Shelia Rose Shoemake, of Russellville, KY; Sharon Kaye Pierce, of Richland, MS; Gary Wayne Scott, of Henderson, KY;  Ricky Allen Scott, of Henderson, KY; 26 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth is also survived by five siblings, Patricia Ann White, of Robards, KY; Carolyn Sue Emmert, of Tompkinsville, KY; Linda Kay Hartman, of St. George, UT; Robert Glenn Coots, of Bowling Green, KY; Terry Allen Coots, of Sandy, UT; sisters-in-law Shirley Jean Coots, of Frazeysburg, OH; Caryl Gaye Coots of Hebron, ND; Mary Helen Coots of Robards, KY; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Other than her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by her children, Stephanie Ann Miles, Kimberly Kay Westbrook, Rodney Earl Scott; her 
grand-daughter Katie Nichole Dawson; her great-grandchildren Russell Keith Jones and Vaida Page Scott; her siblings, James Terrell "J. T." Coots, Darrell Wayne Coots, Lily Alvin "Allen" Coots, Dorothy Jean Cornett, Dale Edward Coots, and Cyril Thorton Coots, Jr.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 24th at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3055 Radio Station Road, Tompkinsville, KY. Burial will follow at Scotts Pleasant Acres adjacent to the church.

Visitation is Thursday, June 23, from 4-8 p.m. at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, and again on Friday, June 24 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.




Four Sons: S. Allen Scott (Kimberly Sue) and his children Chad Allen Emberton (Krystal),
Christopher Ervin Scott, (Miranda), Craig Aaron Scott, and Celesta Reynee Scott; Gary Wayne Scott
and his children Bethany Leanne Skaggs, Christopher Wayne Scott, Brittney Nicole Scott, and
Brookely Dawn Scott; Ricky Allen Scott (Tracey Lynn) and his children Dakota Scott, Drake Allen
Scott, and Keira Dawn Scott all of Henderson, step-sons Kealyn Michael of Henderson and Treyton
Thomas Haires of Evansville; and Rodney Earl Scott, dec., (Lisa Ann) and his children Baylee Ashton
Scott of Fountain Run and Jaxon Maddyx Scott of Marrowbone.

Four Daughters: Stephanie Ann Miles, dec. (Rick V Miles) and her children Vanessa Edrington (Brant
Ronald Edrington), Ramsey R Miles (Whitney Maree), Natisha Isaacson (Michael Smith Isaacson), and
Landon S Miles (Paige Brittany); Shelia Rose Shoemake (Michael Shoemake) and her children
Elizabeth Anne Jones (Ray), Crissy Lee Scott of Tompkinsville, Amy Renae Scott (Al Subhanallie) of
New York, New York, and Jessica Allen Scott (Jason) of Albany; Sharon Kaye Pierce (Dana Ray
Pierce) and her children Arielle Ray Pierce, Olivia Rose Patterson (David Wayne Patterson II), and A.
Simon Stanley Pierce; and Kimberly Kay Westbrook, dec., and her children Katie Nichole Dawson,
dec., Brendan Bruce Scott, and Anna Marie Frisby of Henderson.

27 Grandchildren listed above.

47 Great-grandchildren: Through Chad-Taylor Emberton, Tatum Emberton, Elijah Tate Emberton, and
step-children Trace and Trevor, through Christopher Ervin-Peyton Scott and Rhett Scott, through
Craig-Tucker Scott, through Celesta-Kilee Williams and Riggs Billingsley; through Bethany-Layla
Breanne Schroeder and Elijah King Allen, through Christopher Wayne-Vaida Page Scott, dec., through
Brittney-Venice North Scott and Romi Grey Scott; through Dakota-Odom Scott, through Drake-Hadyn
Blue Scott, through Treyton-Waylon Thomas Haire, through Kealyn-Leya Fate Haire, through Keira-
expected this week Sadie Mae Walsh; through Baylee-Wren Everleigh Turner; through Vanessa-Isaac
Abel, Jacob Ruel, Moriah J, and Elijah Brant Edrington, through Ramsey-Fleetwood, Brynlee
AnnMaree, Tytus Ramsey and Ayden Leroy Miles, through Natisha-Miles Michael, Eliza, Anders Vick,
and Sam Carlos Isaacson, and through Landon-Stephanie “Reese” Miles; through Elizabeth-Russell
Martin Jones, dec., Ryan Thomas Jones, RaeAnne, and Emily Rose Jones; through Crissy-David Keith
and Devin Michael Swafford, and Emma Daelyn Nicole Threet, through Amy-Alistair Scott
Subhanallie, and through Jessica-Ali Reese Scott; through Olivia-Katherine Mae, Adeline Rose, Helen
Elizabeth, and Diana Ruby Patterson; through Katie-Tequarius Johnson, Silas and Gavin Dawson,
through Anna-Jordan and Isaac Frisby.
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June 23, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Yokley-Trible Funeral Home
510 West 4th St
Tompkinsville, KY 42167

June 24, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Funeral Service
June 24, 2022

11:00 AM
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

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