Obituary: Julie Scott


Julie Ann Scott, age 74, of Davenport, formerly of Walcott, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, at Genesis East Medical Center.  A visitation will be held 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21 (today), at Bentley Funeral Home, Durant.  A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, at Bentley Funeral Home, Durant.  A luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the Walcott American Legion following the service.  A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, at Elwood Cemetery, Elwood.  Online condolences may be left at

Julie was born in Clinton on Oct. 19, 1947, the daughter of Allen and Doris Jeanne (Bowman) Gartman.  She graduated from Delwood Community School in Elwood.  After graduation, Julie attended Rex’s Academy of Beauty in Davenport, graduating with the Class of 1968. Julie married Gerald Lee Scott on Oct. 6, 1969, in Elwood.  Gerald died on Dec. 7, 1992.

Julie operated Julie’s Hair Factory in Walcott for many years, before moving to Davenport in 2004.  She continued to work as a hairdresser out of her home and for Ridgecrest Village, until retiring in 2018.  Julie was a member of the Lambda Phi Sorority, the Walcott Book Club, and “Linda’s Quilting Circle.”  She was also a member of several card clubs and especially enjoyed playing Sheepshead.

Julie will be dearly missed by her cat, Miss Kitty; two children, Lisa (Douglas) Madesian and Michael (Jim) Scott-McCollum; two grandsons, Cooper Madesian and Dustin McCollum, all of Davenport; one sister, Jane Wilkins of Coralville; half-brother, Marc Gartman of Appleton, Wis.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Julie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gerald Lee Scott; one sister, Barbara Gartman; one granddaughter, Katlyn; and one grandson, Devin McCollum.


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