Kristi Allison Bennett Scott, 49

Kristi Allison Bennett Scott, age 49, of Plant City, Florida, born November 19, 1968, and raised in Rochelle, Illinois, passed peacefully into the presence of Christ after a long illness on October 23, 2018.

Kristi was a graduate of Rochelle Township High School (Class of 1986); Florida College (A.A., 1988); and the University of North Alabama (B.A., 1990). After a long career in retail, Kristi most recently worked in the office of the Upper Cervical Center of Brandon, Florida.

Kristi was a member of the Church of Christ at Valrico, Florida, where she was an invaluable partner in the ministry of her husband.

She is survived by her husband, Shane Scott; her parents, Bob and Jackie Bennett; her sister, Kelli (Ryan) Gilchrest; her niece, Darby Allison Gilchrest; and her lifelong friend, Rebecca (Lon) Spurgeon, Kristi is also survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

The family will receive friends from 1:00-3:00 pm, Saturday, November 3, 2018, at the Temple Terrace church of Christ in Temple Terrace, FL. A memorial service will follow at 3 pm.

In lieu of flowers, it was Kristi’s wish for donations to be made either to the Dr. Robert F. Thomas Foundation of the LeConte Medical Center (, or the Sarah Cannon Fund at American Cancer Society (