Nelle Stone Scott
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Merritt Island, FL
Nelle Stone Scott, 88, of Merritt Island, FL passed away on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Vitas Hospice in Merritt Island, FL.
She was born on March 26, 1925 in Waxahachie Texas, to the late James and Maggie (Wagoner) Stone.
Nelle was Methodist, a loving and kind person and a lover of cats. She was a long time resident of Satellite Beach and lived the last four years at Cedar Creek, Merritt Island, FL. She worked for Pan Am at PAFB until retirement and will be remembered fondly for the Chex Mix she tirelessly made for her co-workers, friends and family each Christmas.
She is predeceased by her eight siblings, her husband Jack Scott (1970) and her son Payton Nugent Scott (2004).
Nelle is survived by her grandson, Payton Michael Jones (Johanna), granddaughter Amy Jones, great-grandson Payton A, great-granddaughter Dakota, daughters-in-law Sharon Jones and Sarah Scott and longtime dearest friend Harriet Geller.
Nelle was a self taught artist, creating beautiful watercolors, oils and pastels.
Services will be held at Beach Funeral Home 4999 N. Wickham Rd, Melbourne on April 1, at 3-4pm with a service to begin at 4pm. Flowers or a donation to either PAWS Cat Rescue 4251 Turtle Mound Rd, Melbourne, Fl 32934 or VITAS Hospice Care 4450 W. Eau Gallie Blvd. Suite 250 Melbourne, FL 32934.
Beach Funeral Home-West
4999 N. Wickham Rd.
Melbourne, FL 32940
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Apr. 1, 2014