She was the daughter of Howard Russell Escott and Delores Smith Escott.
She graduated from Brazil High School. She worked at Lear Manufacturing in Greencastle.
She was a member of the Peniel United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her mother Delores Escott, Brazil; her fiancÚ Glen Stringer, Fillmore; her children, David Phelps and wife Kirstin, Jessica D. Phelps, and Steven J. Taylor; sister Kathy Sullivan and husband Bill; six grandchildren; a niece and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her father, and daughter Aujunae Shirley in 2000.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at French Funeral Home, Brazil, with Rev. Richard Pippin officiating. Burial will follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Saturday.