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Jean Marie (Scott) Thomas

Born: Fri., Dec. 21, 1928
Died: Sun., Jul. 24, 2016


Visitation

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Sat., Jul. 30, 2016
Location: Whitesitt Funeral Home & Cremation Service


Funeral Service

1:00 PM Sat., Jul. 30, 2016
Location: Whitesitt Funeral Home


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Stevensville - Jean Marie Thomas passed away peacefully of natural causes Sunday, July 24, at St. Patrick Hospital. Jean Marie Scott was born the youngest of three children December 21, 1928, in McIntosh, South Dakota, to Frank and Gilfie Scott. She graduated with an education degree and taught school for many years retiring as Superintendent of Schools in Riverside, California. She traveled the world as a tour director on her summers off and after retiring. Russia was her favorite place and she shared many stories from her travel adventures. She moved back to Montana where she married her sweetheart, Bob Thomas, a Montana State Representative and owner of a local insurance company in Stevensville. Jean was a member of the Stevensville Garden Club since 1987 and was an accredited Montana State floral judge. She served as Montana State Garden Club President from 1999-2001 and was instrumental in getting the “Morning Cloak” butterfly designated as the State Butterfly in 2000 after she and other club members brought a group of 5th graders from local schools to testify before the Montana State Legislature as part of a national project. She also served for several years as the Montana State Garden Club Parliamentarian and was also a member of the Victor Garden Club, helping initiate the Victor Blue Star Memorial Garden. She was an active, caring and loving member of St. Stephens Episcopal Church and attributed her later life to the love and blessings from God and her “Church Family.” Jean was preceded in death by her loving husband, Bob Thomas, and her two brothers, Willard Scott and Hartley Scott. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Whitesitt Funeral Home followed by the funeral service at 1 p.m. Internment will be in Riverside Cemetery and a reception will follow at the Stevensville Senior Center.

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Wendy hollian
   Posted Thu July 28, 2016
I am so sorry for your loss Jean was a great woman I had the pleasure of coming into her home and caring for her every week she was a joy to be around I loved hearing her stories and the adventures she had gone on. My heart is broken for the loss of such a kind and great woman . She always had a smile when I showed up and always told me bye sweetie I love you when I left she will be greatly missed by me

With deepest sympathy
Wendy

cathys speich-ferguson
   Posted Thu July 28, 2016
I will always treasure the times I spent with Jean at Garden Club events and flower shows. She is a very special lady that I will miss greatly. Holding you all in my heart today. May God wrap you all in his comforting grace and mercy as he welcomes Jean home into his loving embrace.

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