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Wanda Lorene Scott, 96, of Valley Center, Kan., formerly of Lebanon, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023.

She was born April 17, 1926, in Lebanon, Mo. to Willis C. Holman and L. Pearl (Carden) Holman.

Wanda married Frank Stanley Scott.

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Edwin Holman, Vera Jones, Grace Cumbea, Vivian Jennings, Helen McVey and Fern Lewis.

Wanda graduated from Lebanon High School in 1944. She and her husband Stan worked for the Laclede County Library for years driving the bookmobile to the rural schools. She later worked in the Lebanon Library on Harwood Ave. after the two libraries combined.

A devoted Christian, she attended Lebanon churches First Baptist, First Christian and Southern Heights.

She is survived by her daughters, Sue of Sedgwick, Kan. and Jo of Box Elder, S.D.; a son-in-law, Rick Winney; four grandchildren, Shawn Raider of Wichita, Kan.; Shawna Walker of Valley Center, Kan.; Jacob Farrington of Olathe, Kan. and Jade Winney of Huntsville, Ala.; seven great-grandchildren, Oscar and Micah Rader, Dan, Joshua, Isaac and Philip Walker, and Emily Green; five great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services and burial for Wanda Lorene Scott will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, at the pavilion in the National Cemetery at 1702 E. Seminole Street in Springfield.