Baunita Mae Scott

October 12, 2012 • Obituaries


Memorial services are scheduled for Oct. 19, 2012, at 2 p.m., at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Baunita (Bonnie) Mae Scott, 83, of Roswell. She passed away on Oct. 11, 2012, at her home. The Rev. Tim Arlett, of Adventure Bible Church, will conduct the service. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery.

Bonnie was born Feb. 16, 1929, in Marshalltown, Iowa, to John and [auth] Nancy Price Fouts. She was married to Kenneth Dale Scott on Aug. 28,1949, in Marshalltown. They moved to Roswell in 1962.

She was preceded in death by her parents John and Nancy Fouts; husband Kenneth Scott; son Gregory Scott; and granddaughter April Rose Scott.

Survivors include two sons, Steven Scott and his wife Cindy, of Lampasas, Texas, and Stan Scott and his wife Jeanette, of Bloomington, Minn.; a daughter Gloria Montgomery and her husband Bill, of Roswell; and a daughter-in-law Nancy Scott, of Albuquerque. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Chris Scott, of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; Jonathan Scott, of Tucson, Ariz.; Monty Montgomery and his wife Samantha, of Rio Rancho, Robby Montgomery and his wife Valerie, of Socorro, Andy and Jeremiah Montgomery, of Roswell, and Jason Scott, of Albuquerque; and three great-grandchildren, Steven Scott, of Tucson, and Sarah and Ethan Montgomery, of Socorro.

Bonnie raised her children with a kind but firm hand. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. There was nothing that she loved better than having her children visit. There were freshly made chocolate chip cookies in the cookie jar and a box of toys in the closet. In the past few years, she wasn’t able to cook so she kept ice cream bars in her freezer for her grandkids.

Bonnie was a Cub Scout leader for her sons. When she decided to go to work for the Roswell Independent School District, she was a teacher’s aide. She was passionate about helping the children do the best that they could in school.

Bonnie was a member of First Christian Church. Her faith was an example to all of us. She was a member of the Mary Martha and Guild women’s groups. She participated in Chaves County Extension Clubs.

Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Friends may pay their respects online at

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