Maurice Scott, 81, of Center, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2016, in Nacogdoches.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, September 9, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 10, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Levard Swindle officiating. Interment will follow at Old Salem Cemetery in Shelby County.
Mr. Scott was born August 18, 1935, in Shelby County, to Austin Tracy Scott and Florene Bittick Scott. He was an avid horse lover and an accomplished guitar player. He was of the Jehovah’s Witness Faith.
He is survived by
Wife: Daphine Scott of Center
Jolene Scott Busby and husband, Howard, of Center
Melanie Annette Scott of Center
Jennifer Windham and husband, Jonathan, of Many, Louisiana
Richard Howard Busby III and Kayla Garrett of Coppell
Austin James Johnson and Krystin Pennington of Huxley
Anthony Scott Johnson, US Navy of San Diego, California
Nicole Grace Johnson
Clayton Warren and wife, Margaret, of Center
Roddy Barr and wife, Fran, of Weimar
Special Friend: Mattie Martin of Center
Numerous other relatives
A host of friends
Preceded in death by
Parents: Austin Tracy Scott and Florene Bittick Parker
Pallbearers will be Austin Johnson, Jonathan Windham, Anthony Johnson, Howard Busby, Richard Howard Busby III, Clayton Warren, Mike Johnson and Jerry Lynch.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association (https://www.alz.org/join_the_cause_donate.asp) or National Parkinson Foundation (200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131).