|Vera Mary Scalf, age 99, formerly of Abingdon, Illinois, died at 2:45 am Sunday, October 27, 2013 at the AspenRehab & HealthCenter in Silvis, Illinois.
She was born on September 10, 1914 in Hammond Lake, Indiana, the daughter of Samuel and Julia (Phillips) Davis. She married Gilbert G. Scalf on March 4, 1930 in Crown Point, Indiana. He preceded her in death on August 25, 1991. She was also preceded in death by one infant daughter, one son, six grandchildren, two brothers and one sister.
Vera is survived by one daughter, Myrtle (and Jerry) Bogart of Bettendorf, Iowa; three sons, Samuel (and Doris, deceased) Scalf of East Moline, Frank (and Donna) Scalf of Silvis and Thomas (and Barbara) Scalf of East Moline; 22 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
She lived in Abingdon most of her life. She worked at the former Galesburg State Research Hospital for 18 years, retiring in 1972. She has been a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Abingdon since 1947.
Funeral service will be held at Noon Saturday, November 2, 2013 at First Assembly of God Church, 835 W. Martin St., Abingdon, Illinois. Rev. Russ Witkowski will officiate. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am to Noon Saturday at the church. Graveside committal service will be held at 2:30 pm Saturday at CenterGroveCemetery in Kirkwood, Illinois. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Assembly of God Church. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.