Carla Denise Scott

Jan 27, 1963 - Mar 02, 2021

Carla Denise Scott

January 27, 1963 - March 02, 2021


Carla Denise Scott, age 58, of Quincy, transitioned on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at 9:50 am in Blessing Hospital.

Carla was born January 27, 1963 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of Gordon Sayles and Roberta Scott.

She graduated from Quincy High School in 1981 and attended John Wood Community College. Carla worked at Good Samaritan Home for over 20 years and at Blessing Hospital for several years before her illness.

Carla was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt. Carla was dedicated to her family. Her grandchildren were the light of her life, and they called her grandma, gram-gram and ga-ga. She was always welcoming and loved all the kids in her neighborhood. Carla will be deeply missed and was beloved by many.

Carla is survived by her daughter, Rasha (Courtney) Thomas of Merrillville, IN; three grandchildren, Shanaya, Quentin, and Chase Thomas; five brothers, Terry (Lucretia) Scott, Dennis Scott, Sr., Steve Scott, and Timothy Scott, Sr., all of Quincy, and Travis Moore of Iowa; three sisters, Sandra Bassett of Quincy, Faith Pinnix of St. Louis, MO, Jamie Bess of Kansas City, MO; an aunt, Joyce Sayles of Quincy; a great-aunt, Ruth Crider of Quincy; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Carla was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Tayna Kyer; and two close friends, Sandra Jones and Judy Green.

Services: 1:00 pm on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Orville Jones, Jr. officiating. Please wear a mask if you plan to attend the service.

Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Memorial Donations may be made online at

Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.


Sat, Mar 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Hansen-Spear Funeral Home

1535 State Street
Quincy, IL 62301

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