Lillian Edith "Tink" Scott, age 90 of Linn, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2012 at her residence.
Tink was born November 10, 1921 in New Albany, IN. a daughter to the late Jacob F. and Cora M. (Baumgartel) Hicks.
Tink was a 1940 graduate of George Rogers Clark High School in Whiting, IN.
On July 1, 1942, Tink was united in marriage to William R. "Bill" Scott. He preceded her in death on August 17, 1999.
As an Army wife Tink accompanied her husband from post to post until his military retirement in 1965. The couple then lived in Kingston Mines, IL where Tink served on the Kingston Mines Cemetery Board and from 1969 until her retirement in 1986, was a clerk in the local Post Office. In 1998 Tink and her husband moved to Linn.
Tink was a member of the United Methodist Church in Kingston Mines and while living in Linn attended Community Christian Church where she was an active volunteer.
Tink is survived by: one son, William R. Scott, Jr. of Peoria, IL; two daughters, Sharon Soltvedt and her husband Robert and Scotti Lemmel and her husband John all of Linn; seven grandchildren, Robert (Lora) Soltvedt, Jr., Rebecca (Grant) Medlin, Scott Soltvedt, John Lemmel, Jr., Shannon Lemmel, Christopher Scott and Caitlin Scott; twelve great grandchildren, Tabetha Bonnel, Ryan Soltvedt, Brenna, Ross and Cole Medlin, Trey, Elijah and Jake Lemmel, Cade, Chance, Case and Eden Pinkerton and three great great grandchildren, Joshua, Abigail and Caleb Bonnel.
In addition to her husband and parents, Tink was preceded in death by her brother, Frank J. Hicks and two half-siblings, Paul Hicks and Dorothy Porter.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at the Kingston Mines Cemetery in Kingston Mines, IL with Pastor Jim Reed officiating. A private Memorial Service will be held later at the Community Christian Church in Linn with Pastor Dan Hogan officiating.
In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Community Christian Church Building Fund or the Kingston Mines Cemetery Association.