Virginia Lee (Brethauer) Scott, 83, Russell, died Monday, July 8, 2019, at Hays Medical Center.

She was born Oct. 6, 1935, in Bunker Hill to Raymond and Marie (Heinitz) Brethauer.  She grew up in Bunker Hill and Russell and was a 1953 graduate of Russell High School. She married Reese Scott on June 26, 1953, in Russell.  He preceded her in death Aug. 23, 1982. She was a legal secretary at Holland & Holland Law Firm for almost 50 years. 

Survivors include a son, Brad Scott, Arlington, Texas; a daughter, Reesa Waymaster, Council Bluffs, Iowa; two sisters, Pat Young and Sylvia “Jody” Hopkins, both of Salina; a granddaughter; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.  Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Tuesday at the mortuary. 

Memorials are suggested to her great-grandchildren’s educational fund in care of the mortuary.