LAKIN — Santos M. “Lucille” Hernandez Scott, 96, of Lakin, died Sunday, March 11, 2018, at Kearny County Hospital in Lakin.

She was born March 2, 1922, in Lakin, to Juan and Pasquala Novella Hernandez.

A lifelong resident of Lakin, Mrs. Scott had cleaned area businesses for more than 70 years before retiring in 2013.

On March 27, 1953, she married Mervin C. Scott in Taos, N.M. He preceded her in death as did her parents; two daughters, Gloria Jane Limon and Tammy Sue Scott Matthews; five brothers, Joe, Manuel, Siprino, Belgado and Lucio Hernandez; and two sisters, Petra Hernandez and Jiennie Ramos.

Survivors include four grandchildren, Carlos Limon of Syracuse, Keisha Matthews of Seattle, Kayson Matthews of Kansas City, Kan., and Fred Love of Johnson City; and three great-grandchildren, Dakota Limon of Denver, and Allyson Limon and Dakira Limon, both of Syracuse.

Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. CDT Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Lakin. Burial will follow at Lakin Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Anthony Catholic Church, in care of Fellers Funeral Home & Monuments LLC, Box 1253, Syracuse, KS 67878.