Funeral services celebrating the life of Willie Lee Scott will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 at Blue Run Baptist Church, 1228 Blue Run Road, Minden. Interment will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery. Pastor Gregory Deloach will officiate.
Public viewing will be Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 from 1 until 7 p.m. at Benevolent Funeral Home, 401 East Union Street.
Mr. Scott was born in Webster Parish on May 5, 1930 and peacefully passed away on Oct. 21, 2013 at Meadowview Health and Rehab Center.
Preceding him in death were his paternal and maternal grandparents; parents, Ava Lee Harris and Willie Scott; four nieces and one nephew.
He is survived by his sisters, Ethel S. Phenix and Cleller P. Jacob; a very special nephew, Ricky Lee Phenix; and niece, Patsy J. Williams who were like the children he never had; and numerous other nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.
The family wishes to extend special thanks to Dr. Carlos Irizarry and Dr. Joyce Feagin for their dedicated care during his long illness. Many thanks to the staff at Minden Medical Center, Willis-Knighton Cancer Center and LSU Health Center, Shreveport for their care and support. They would also like
to share great appreciation to the caregivers at Meadowview Health and Rehab Center and LifePath Hospice Care Services.