A Bardstown resident, Mrs. Margaret Scites, age 79, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018 in Landmark of Bardstown, Kentucky. She was born March 30, 1939 in Minnehaha Springs WV., to the late E. Clyde and Reta Letisha Rexrode Bussard. Margaret was a school Librarian at Ravenswood High School in West Virginia for 36 years, worked for 15 years at the Nelson Co. Public Library where she designed the library website, and then volunteered after retirement. She was a member of Wickland Baptist Church and the D.A.R. Cox’s Station. Margaret loved animals, baking cookies, and was an avid reader.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Everett Scites Jr.
She is survived by her daughters, Dr. Lisa (Jay) Allen of Bardstown, P.J. (Richard) Burns of Nicholasville, her sister, Dr. Rachel (Sally) Tompkins of Minnehaha Springs WV., and 4 grandchildren, Trey (Sara) Allen, Andrew Paul Burns, Lori (Nathan) Petrie, and Lydia Burns.
Funeral services will be Monday, December 17, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home in Bardstown, Kentucky. Bro. Dennis King will officiate. Interment will be in Bardstown Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00-5:00 pm. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contribution to the Nelson County Public Library or the Red Oak Elementary Summer Reading Program, 921 Union Mill Road Nicholasville, KY 40356. The Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.