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Ethel Scott, 96, retired school teacher

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 7, 2006 at 2 p.m. at Grissom Funeral home for Mrs. Ethel Scott who passed away early this morning.

She was a member of the Cane Valley Christian Church and a retired school teacher who taught in the Adair County School system, at Lindsey Wilson College and also in Indiana.

She was the daughter of the late William Lee and Matilda Alice Cave Farris and was the widow of Eddie Scott.

Survivors include:
  • Estelle Bault of Columbia

  • Willard Cundiff of North Vernon, IN.

  • Several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters: Johnnie, Raymond, Leslie and Rollin Farris, and Mary Whitney and Audrey Bennett.

Bro. Steve Martin will officiate at the Tuesday afternoon service. Burial will follow in the Cane Valley Cemetery.

Visitation is after 3 p.m. Monday.

Memorials are suggested to either Cane Valley Christian Church or the Cane Valley Cemetery. These may be left at the funeral home.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or

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Physics at LWC: Miss Goodhue, Mrs. Scott

2006-03-14 - Lindsey Wilson College - Photo Morris Shepherd\\'s LWC annual. The teacher with the pointer is Miss Elva Goodhue (Boola Boola; Yale; Chicago University) who taught some outstanding Lindsey Alumni from the Dr. Louis Aaron to Grover Cleveland Gilpin, Andrew Jackson Norfleet, Gene Lawless, Morris Shepherd, Michael Campbell, and Dr. Robert Goodin, among others. The physics classes and labs were in the green tarpaper covered science building of the pre-1960s. It was located approximately where the student union building is today. On the right is Ethel Farris Scott, the recently deceased aunt of Lavelle Farris Shepherd. The students are Gene Lawless, directly in front of Mrs. Scott and the owner of the photograph, Morris Shepherd to Lawless' left. Morris Shepherd remembers that having Lavelle's aunt for a teacher may have been the reason for is taking the physics class. "May have been one of the few A's I got that year," Morris Shepherd remembers. He admits that his hair is now many shades lighter, but his weight is many pounds heavier. "I don't think they balance each other out, though," he said. Mrs. Scott died March 5, 2006. Clicking Read More access her obituary.
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