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BRANDT, Marie (Scott)

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

 

Marie Brandt, 90, died May 19, 2013. She was born Dec. 24, 1922, in Guthrie, OK to Jewett S., Sr. and Gladys Grace (Wicker) Scott.

 

A graduate of Mangum High School, she attended Oklahoma College for Women (OCW) in Chickasha, graduating in 1945. She married Ben Brandt, of Kramer, ND, in June of 1946.

 

They established their home in Enid, OK, where she raised her family, taught school and was very involved in their church. In 1971, she moved to Bethany, where she worked in real estate.

 

After her retirement, she volunteered in education, church and community. She loved to quilt in her spare time. A swimmer since youth, Marie competed in the Senior Games, 2000-2008, winning 6 gold and 2 silver medals. Preceded in death by her husband, Ben; and sister, Jan Caffey; she is survived by her children, Becky Butler (Tom), Ben Brandt, Jr. (Velma), Beverly Graham (Gary), and Beth Pershall (Neil); brothers, Jewett Scott, Jr.; sisters, Judy Smith and Jill Talley; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great- grandchildren. Memorial service will be Wednesday, May 22, 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Bethany.

 

Memorials may be made to the Marie Scott-Brandt Scholarship, USAO, 1727 W Alabama, Chickasha, OK 73018; or First Baptist Church of Bethany Youth Ministries. To share a memory or condolence, visit www.mercer-adams.com www.mercer-adams.com.