Harriet M. Scarborough, 90 years old of Union Mills, died Friday, April 10,
2009 in Golden Living Center Fountainview.
She was born June 25, 1918 in Blackstone, Ill. the daughter of Fred and Mary
(Conaty) Ames, both of whom preceded her in death.
On March 14, 1936 in Knox, she married John Scarborough who preceded her in
death in 1986.
She is survived by five sons, John (Mary Marjorie) of Union Mills, Dave
(Loretta) of Union Mills, Howard (Barbara) of Westville, Roy (Lillian) of
Westville, Richard (Dori) Scarborough of Union Mills; eight daughters,
Phyllis Reeves of Union Mills, Mary (Mike) Bornell of LaPorte, Harriet
(Richard) Lute of Hanna, Donna (Dave) Doepping of Union Mills, Sally
Scarborough of Chesterton, Jennie (Michael) Niksch of Westville, Debbie
Scarborough of Union Mills, Edie (Gene) Foreman of Valparaiso; 49
grandchildren; 84 great-grandchildren, and 21 great-great grandchildren; a
sister; Cleo Awald of Walkerton and daughter-in-law, Linda Scarborough of
She was also preceded in death by a son; Raymond; seven grandchildren, four
sisters; four brothers, and son-in-law, Lee Reeves.
Harriet was a member of the Bethel Presbyterian Church in Union Mills. She
was a homemaker.
Funeral services, Rev. John Beehler officiating, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday,
April 14 at the Cutler Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Union
Friends will be received from 4-8 p.m. Monday, April 13, at the Cutler
Funeral Home, LaPorte.
Contributions may be made to the Bethel Presbyterian Church, 110 Hamilton
Street, Union Mills, IN 46382.
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