2013-12-11 / Obituaries


Mrs. Scarborough Lee Scott, age 82, passed away Friday, December 6, 2013, at Memorial Manor in Bainbridge.

Services were held Monday, December 9, at 10:00 a.m. at Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. S. E. Newberry officiating. A private interment was held at Brinson Cemetery.

Jerry Isler, Archie Harden, Brandon Draper, Chris Scott, David Hodges, Steve Ard, and Mike Phillips served as pallbearers.

Scarborough Lee Whiddon was born July 30, 1931 in Gadsden County, Florida. Her father, Scarborough Whiddon, passed away and she was raised by her mother, Annie Estelle Martin Rogers and step-father, C. B. Rogers. She married Joseph Jake Scott.

She and Rev. Scott worked and served together at many churches in this area. Rev. Scott preceded his wife in death. Mrs. Scott was a supervisor at Jack Winter Company and worked for the Decatur County School System as a bus driver and lunchroom manager. She volunteered at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital and was a member of the Merry Makers of Brinson.

Scarborough Lee Scott is survived by her son, Dan Scott and wife Jodi of Bainbridge; son-in-law, Donnie Draper of Boykin; sister, Mary Alice Lanton and husband, Ted of Jakin; brother, Ben Rogers and wife, Glenda of Cochran; grandchildren, Jody Draper Hodges and husband, David, Samantha Draper Ard and husband, Steve, Colquitt, Brandon Draper, Bainbridge, Christopher Scott, Ft. Worth, Texas, and Kristin Gawn, Bainbridge; and six great-grandchildren.

Scarborough Lee Scott was preceded in death by parents and husband. She lost her daughter, Jakie Scott Draper in 2004.

Memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the Brinson Cemetery Fund, P. O. Box 693, Brinson, Georgia 39825.

Cox Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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