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Service for Velma Lee Scott, 87, of Cleburne will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, Mar. 18, 2017 in the Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Chapel. The Reverend John Warren, the Reverend Johnie Dollarhide and the Reverend Donald J. Earl will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Velma Lee Scott passed away Sunday, Mar. 12, 2017 in Cleburne. She was born Nov. 26, 1929 in Kaufman to Jefroe and Willie Pearl Marrow Patterson. She married James F. Scott on June 9, 1946 in Kaufman.
Mrs. Scott worked as a cook until retiring and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister, and a dear friend to many. She was a member of Bethel Salter AME.
Survivors include her husband, James F. Scott of Cleburne; daughters, Mary Washington of Cleburne and Brenda Prather of Hurst; son, Charles Scott of Cleburne; Mother/Grandmother to grandson, Randall Scott; granddaughter, Naomi Brown Allen and husband Victor of Denver, CO; great grandson, Bruce Washington, Jr. and Isaih Washington; and foster son, Steven Scott of Ft. Worth; and numerous other grandchildren, great and great-great grandchildren; brother, Willie L. Patterson of Terrell; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. You may sign the guestbook, view obituary and photo at www.cpcleburne.com
Published on March 15, 2017
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