Mrs. Doris Bush Scott, 92, passed away November 10, at Healthmark Regional Medical Center in DeFuniak Springs. A native of Holmes County, she was born January 21, 1919 to John Allen 'T-Bone' and Rosalie Windham Bush. Mrs. Scott was a 1942 graduate of The Florida College for Women (now Florida State University). Retirement after teaching school for approximately 40 years was fulfilling for her. She continued to substitute teach, volunteered at West Florida Family & Pregnancy Center and was a very active member of Bridge Creek Baptist Church in Ponce de Leon. She was a member of the Holmes County Retired Educators Association, The Red Hat Society, Holmes County Historical Society and active in local politics on her son's behalf.
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In addition to her parents, Mrs. Scott was preceded in death by her husband, Pitt M. Scott Jr.; three brothers, Willard 'Pat' Bush, Cortez Bush, and Ward Bush; one grandson, Perry Scott Jr., and two great-grandchildren.
She was survived by five sons, Perry Scott and wife Dot of Stone Mountain, GA, Clark Scott and wife Kay of
Tallahassee, Bob Scott and wife Jeanette of Lee, Mike Scott and wife Teri of Newborn, GA, Gary Scott and wife Wilma of Ponce de Leon; 12 grandchildren, Debbie, Donna, Darla, Tiffany, Chris, Sonya, Debbie, Eli, Sarah, Ben, Kevin, and Kelly and 20 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services were held Monday November 14, at 10 a.m., at Bridge Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Gary Scott, the Rev. Bob Scott and the Rev. Mike Scott officiating. Interment followed at 2p.m. in the Brown-Bush-Tindel Cemetery in rural north-eastern Holmes County near her birthplace with Peel Funeral Home directing. In lieu of flowers contributions to the following will be appreciated: Sandy Creek Cemetery Fund 1554 Government Street, Ponce de Leon, FL 32455; Brown-Bush-Tindel Cemetery Fund 1088 HWY 173, Graceville, FL 32440; West Florida Family & Pregnancy Center 402 North Avenue, Bonifay, FL 32425.
Peel Funeral Home
301 East Evans Avenue Bonifay, FL 32425
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Nov. 23, 2011