The pastor of Bleak House Baptist Church of Woodville, Miss., and Nathaniel Baptist Church, of Centreville, Miss., he died at 7 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at his home in Baton Rouge. He was 94 and a native of Woodville. Visiting at Winnfield Funeral Home on Friday, Sept. 4, from 4 p.m. until wake service from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Religious service at Gloryland Baptist Church Center, 6745 Greenwell Springs Road, Dr. Rayford T. Iglehart, pastor, on Saturday at 11 a.m., conducted by Dr. Jerry Young, with visitation prior to the service from 8 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Interment will be in Southern Memorial Gardens. Survived by two daughters, Betty S. Dixon and husband Albert, and Dorothy S. Spooner; two sons, Robert L. Scott and wife Effie, and Charles E. Scott and wife Sylvia; nine grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Collins; two sons, John Henry Scott Jr. and the Rev. Jessie S. Scott; parents, Major and Kitty Scott; two sisters, Mary Scott and Ella Mae Johnson; three brothers, Joseph Scott, James Scott and Edgar Johnson; son-in-law, Wilbert Spooner; and daughter-in-law, Martha C. Scott.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Sept. 2 to Sept. 4, 2009