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Obituary: Alma Stott, Columbus

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North Gladstone Avenue

Alma F. Lucas Sharp Stott, 86, of North Gladstone Avenue, died at 1:07 a.m. Sunday, May 26, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Stott was born March 28, 1927 in Brown County, Indiana, the daughter of the late Herman Oren Lucas and Gladys Alta Deckard Lucas. Mrs. Stott was a former employee of Cummins Engine Co., Hook’s Drugs, Davis Grill and was a C.N.A at Bartholomew County Home for the Aged. For many years she did laundry and ironing for many families and was a private in-home caregiver and at 70 plus years of age she delivered pizzas for Papa Harry’s Pizza.

She was a member of Seymour Community Church, T.O.P.S, K.O.P.S and enjoyed auctions, watching the Indiana Pacers, loved working in her flower beds and spending time with her family. The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Mrs. Stott’s sons-in-law, Rev. Anthony L. Martin and Rev. David Beliles officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and noon to time of service Thursday Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, D.A.W.N. International or donor's choice of charity .Online condolences may be sent Alma's family at

Mrs. Stott is survived by twelve children, Reba (Don) Lutz of Columbus; Rachel (Ron) Wetherald of Columbus; Deborah (Allen) Evans of Greenwood; Robert Roop of Columbus; Cliff (Barbara) Sharp of Greenwood; Kathy (David) Beliles of Morgantown, KY; Terry (Donna) Sharp of Hardinsburg; Sherry (Anthony) Martin of Morgantown, KY; Mary (Bill) Burnside of Heltonville; Pam (Jeff) Frederick of Commiskey; Bill (Melissa) Sharp of Hope and Phillip (Veronica) Sharp of Columbus; stepson Gary (Marilyn) Cheek of Columbus; a daughter-in-law Tammy Sharp, 29 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren, six great–great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a companion Raymond Jeffries.

Mrs. Stott was preceded in death by four husbands, G.C. Roop, William H. Sharp, Raymond Cheek, and Jack Stott; six brothers, Raymond, Marvin, Glenn, Elza, Marshall, and Doyle Lucas; two sisters, Irene Fields and Shirley Bowling; a son Mark E. Sharp; a daughter-in-law, Carol Sharp; a granddaughter, Vivian Marie Sharp; two great-grandchildren, Jamie Nichole Stults and Merrick William Martin;and a stepdaughter Janet Cheek.

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