Dec. 22 1946 – Aug. 20, 2021
Funeral services for Willie L. Scott were held Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 from Pine Level Missionary Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Reverend Marvin Scott officiated with Reverend Ricky Scott providing eulogy and Reverend Johnny Sanders as Pastor. Burial followed in Pine Level Cemetery in Greenville. Hudson Funeral Service directed.
Willie Lee “Billy” Scott, son of the late Reverend Cliff Daniels “C.D.” Scott and Mrs. Rebecca Stephens Scott, was born on Dec. 22, 1946. He was raised in love by Reverend C.D. Scott and Mrs. Ethel B. Scott.
Willie attended Greenville Training School. Post-graduation, he was gainfully employed throughout his life, including by Beb Co. A believer in redemption, Willie was a member of Pine Level Baptist Church, and an ordained deacon at Abraham Baptist Church. Willie worked to be a loving and supportive father and provider to all his children and grandchildren. Willie departed this life on Thursday, Aug. 12 after a long and hard fought battle.
He was preceded in death by his son, Stanley Scott; father, Reverend C.D.; mother, Rebecca; brother, Robert “Pony” Scott; and sister, Ethel Ree Rankins.
Willie Lee Scott’s memory is survived by his daughters, Mary (Robert) Thompson, Elaine (Kenneth) Womack, Lanell (Carlos) Shanklin, LaSonjia Warren, Stacy (Damian) Brown, Kimberly M. Scott, and Ashley Brown.
He will continue to be appreciated by his children through marriage, Kalvan Lewis, Karen Lewis, and Cynthia Scott. Willie was grandfather to 13, Sebastian, Bennie, and Donterrio Lewis, Chiquita Kibler and Kenneth Devon Womack, Wellington Shanklin, Shanequoah, Shantasha, Shantisha, and Kevin Warren, Aaron and Evan Brown, and Acacia Scott, as well as Fox, River Phoenix, Catalina, and Autumn Rain Scott. Willie was a great-grandfather to seven.
Willie is mourned by many, including his sisters, Annie Lee Gregory, Rebecca Gregory, Lucy Flowers, Anna B. Williams, Brenda Lee Wilson, Lizzy Hinson, and Deborah Haywood.
Willie is remembered fondly by his brothers, Jimmy Lee Scott, Willie Lee Mixon, Lester Scott, Pastor Ricky Scott, Deacon Michael Scott, and Pastor Marvin Scott.