Priscilla Ann Scholes (80) of St. Elmo


Published on April 11 2013 2:58 pm

Priscilla Ann Scholes, 80 of St. Elmo, died at 2:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Trinity United Methodist Church, rural St. Elmo with Rev. John Heicher officiating. Burial will follow at Post Oak Cemetery Rural St. Elmo. Visitation will be for two hours prior to service time at the church. Memorials may be made to Friendship Manor, St. Elmo or the donor’s choice. Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left by clicking here.

Priscilla was born Saturday, October 15, 1932 in St. Elmo to Curtis and Kathryn (Logue) Riley. She married Vernon W. Scholes on May 9, 1949 in Beecher City. He preceded her in death April 4, 1994. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, rural St. Elmo.

She is survived by her sons, Roger (Sue) Scholes of Brownstown and Ray (Peggy) Scholes of St. Elmo; her daughters, Shelia (Bob) Kimbro and Sherri Scholes both of St. Elmo; her brothers, Curt (Shelby) Riley of Altamont and Dennis (Patty) Riley of St. Elmo; her sister, Mary Jane (Fred) Gottman of St. Elmo and her nine grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, Larry Riley and sisters, June Rhodes and Peggy Logue.