Nedra D. Scott 1
- Born: 2 Apr 1930, De Soto, Jefferson County, Missouri, USA
- Marriage (1): Marion Joseph "Joe" Courtaway about 1949
- Died: 13 Feb 2021, De Soto, Jefferson County, Missouri, USA at age 90
- Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery, De Soto, Jefferson County, Missouri, USA
Nedra D. Courtaway, 90, of De Soto died Feb. 13, 2021, at her home. Mrs. Courtaway was a retired deputy clerk with the Jefferson County Clerk's Office. She was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church in De Soto, where she played piano for many years. Born April 2, 1930, in De Soto, she was the daughter of the late Ethel Mae (Denny) and Cleveland Stone Scott.
She is survived by her husband of 72 years: Marion Joseph "Joe" Courtaway; two children: Carol Joe (David) Shelly of Pevely and Connie D. Leas of De Soto; three grandchildren: David J. (Lisa) Leas of De Soto, Jacob David (Sarah) Shelly of Haymarket, Va., and Nathaniel Thomas Shelly of Hillsboro; and six great-grandchildren: Isabella, Christopher, Andrew, Hadleigh, Landon and Colton.
She was preceded in death by a son-in-law: David Leas; six sisters: Virginia Scott, Neoma Wienberry, Gladys Osmundson, Myrtle Calvert, Iva McBroom and Daisy Hobson; a brother: Frank "Red" Scott; and a granddaughter: Christina Mae Leas.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main St., in De Soto. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at First Free Will Baptist Church, 1401 S. Fifth St., in De Soto, officiated by Bob Thebeau. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in De Soto. Memorials may be made to Pony Bird Inc., P.O. Box 190, Mapaville MO 63065. Arrangements are under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home. 1
Nedra married Marion Joseph "Joe" Courtaway, son of Edward Courtois and Estellene Boyer, about 1949. (Marion Joseph "Joe" Courtaway was born on 24 Aug 1929 and died on 11 Nov 2022 in De Soto, Jefferson County, Missouri, USA.)