Velma Venell Scott, daughter of the late Lester Scott and Nannie Gurley Scott, was born March 15, 1921, in Scotts Hill, Tenn., and departed this life Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, in Kennett, at the age of 90 years and 10 months.
Velma married Richard Scott in September 1940. He preceded her in death on April 15, 1985. She was also preceded in death by two children, Ronnie Scott and Carolyn Laster; one brother, Ruben Scott; four sisters, Edna, Eudie, Berdie, and Evelyn; four grandchildren, Brian Scott, Billy Kinnison, Kristie Johnson and Randy Russell and one great-great-grandson, Alex Archer.
Her survivors include one son, Larry Scott, of Judsonia, Ark.; three daughters, Barbara Norville of Hernando, Miss., Peggy Laster, of Kennett and Phyllis Becker, of Steele, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Ellis Scott, Marvin Scott, and Roy Scott, all of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and other relatives and many friends.
Velma was a member of West Side Church of Christ in Kennett.
Visitation is from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., today, Wednesday, Jan 18, at McDaniel Funeral Service in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., today, Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at McDaniel Chapel in Kennett with Roland Glover officiating.
Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery at Steele, Mo..
Pallbearers were Jimmy Ingram, Bubba Potts, Matt Ross, Tuffy Laster, Hoss Davis, and Bob Tomlinson.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com