Susan Jeanne Scott; March 22, 2013Published 12:12pm Thursday, April 11, 2013
Susan Jeanne Scott of Madison died Friday, March 22, 2013 at Huntsville Hospital.
Born Susan Jeanne Hagen in Saint Louis, and raised in Crystal City, Mo., she attended Pope Pius X School in Festus, Mo., and Vanderbilt University, where she married John Scott of Covington, Tenn. She lived and raised her family in Covington where she was active in many community organizations including First Presbyterian Church, the Ruffin Theatre, and the Junior Auxiliary of Tipton County in which she served as Life Member. She also attended Memphis State University earning a BA in Art History. She had a life-long love of the fine arts and enjoyed sharing her knowledge by serving as a docent for many exhibits at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.
In 1989 she moved to Getzville, N.Y., where she continued her love of crafting by starting a business selling her quilts, custom lampshades, and other hand-sewn items.
Above all, she enjoyed her role as beloved mother and grandmother. She relocated to Madison in 1994 to be closer to her family. Her granddaughters were her pride and joy. She was an avid antique collector and maintained a booth at Hartlex Antique Mall in Madison. She also had a nearly twenty year career with Talbots.
She is preceded in death by her father, George Thomas Hagen Jr.
She is survived by her sons, Reid Scott (Melanie) of Huntsville, and Jefferson Thomas Scott of Boston, Mass.; mother, Ruth Hagen of Crystal City, Mo.; brother, Thomas Hagen (Jamy) of Kaneohe, Hawaii; sister, Patricia Hagen of Kansas City, Mo.; and granddaughters, Caroline and Lauren Scott.
Visitation was held at Laughlin Service Funeral Home on April 6, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. (www.laughlinservice.com)
Memorials may be made to the memorial fund established in her name at Community Ballet Association in Huntsville, Alabama.