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Emmett Scott

Emmett Scott, Sr, 91, resident of 508 N. Main St. husband of Evelyn Bowie Scott died Friday Sept. 26, 2009 at Abbeville Area Medical Center.

Born in Abbeville, SC he was a son of the late George Emmett and Pearl MaHaffey Scott.

He was a retired Railroad Engineer with the CSX Railway with over 35 years of service. He was also a member of Southside Baptist Church.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 72 years Evelyn Bowie Scott of the home; 1 son Emmett "Scotty" Scott, Jr. and his wife Tina of McCormick, SC; 2 daughters Georgie Arduengo of Abbeville, SC and Dawn Strawhorn and her husband Joe of Greenwood, SC; 1 brother Perrin Scott of Abbeville, SC; 5 sisters Sookie Able, Pauline Stone, Inez Stone, Mary Cartledge and Pat Ware all of Abbeville, SC; 10 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren; caregiver, Ina Sullivan.

He was preceded in death by a grandson Joey Scott, 2 brothers John and Bud Scott and 1 sister Ruby Mobley.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday Sept. 27, 2009 at 4:00 PM in the Chandler Chapel at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home with the Rev.'s James Blackwell and Earl Hartley officiating. The burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. The family is at the home 508 N. Main St. Abbeville, SC.

The body is at The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 3:00 until 4:00 PM Sunday afternoon prior to services.

Active pallbearers will be Troy Scott, Casey Hitt, David Strawhorn, Rusty Strawhorn, Brady Strawhorn, Matthew Crowe, Dustin Scott and Robbie Prince.

Honorary pallbearers will be T.J. Scott and Adam Scott.

Memorials in memory of Mr. Scott may be made to Bowie Cemetery Fund at Gilgal UMC, C/O Bonnie Lowery, 2 Kennedy St., Due West, SC 29639.


Visitation

Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Sunday Sept. 27, 2009
3:00 until 4:00 PM

Service

Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Sunday Sept. 27, 2009
4:00 PM

Interment

Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
2699 Highway 72
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

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Guestbook

Evelyn, Dawn, & family, Our prayers are with you during this time. I thought a lot of Emmett and considered him a good friend. I enjoyed working with him the Summer of '62. James Marvin & Sandy 1 Thess 4:13-18

James Marvin Williams Sep 29 2009 12:00 AM

Scottie,Tina and family We are so sorry for your loss.God will give you the strength to get through this hard time.We are here if you need us

Gina,Scott,&,Justice Webb Sep 28 2009 12:00 AM

The Scott Family is in our prayers and we are sorry for your loss.

Ronnie & Vickie Roller Sep 27 2009 12:00 AM

So sorry for your great loss, our prayers and hearts go out to the Scott family.

David and Barbie Cann Sep 27 2009 12:00 AM

So sorry for your great loss, our prayers and hearts go out to the Scott family.

David and Barbie Cann Sep 27 2009 12:00 AM

So sorry for your great loss, our prayers and hearts go out to the Scott family.

David and Barbie Cann Sep 27 2009 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during your time of sorry ReeRee and Donnie Ashley

Ree Ree and Donnie Ashley Sep 27 2009 12:00 AM

Evelyn & family I'm sorry to hear of Emments passing,May God comfort you in this sorrowful time of your life.

Kerry Fleming Sep 26 2009 12:00 AM

SCOTTY, TINA,DUSTIN AND THE SCOTT FAMILY. OUR LOVE AND SORROW GOES OUT TO ALL OF YOU. WE KNOW THAT EMMETT IS IN GOD'S HANDS NOW. KNOW THAT HE IS THE BLESSED ONE AND WE ALL AWAIT THAT GREAT DAY OF BEING WITH THE LORD.

BORDEAUX WORSHIP CENTER Sep 26 2009 12:00 AM

Evelyn,Scotty,Donna & Marty, I am so sorry to hear of Emmett's passing. Have comfort knowing that he is in Heaven with Joey and the rest of our family living in the arms of Our Lord. May God Com fort you at this time.

Tracey Simpson Hutto Sep 26 2009 12:00 AM