Robbie Scott

Robbie Lee Scott, U.S. Army Major Retired, was born Aug. 11, 1913, in Memphis, Tenn., and passed away April 11, 2014, at The Aristocrat, Las Cruces, N.M., at the age of 100 years and 8 months. Robbie had a wonderful life dedicated to serving others and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She was a decorated career Army nurse and retired at the rank of major. Robbie served her country honorably in Europe during WWII, the Korean War, and Vietnam. Robbie loved oil painting, music, fishing, attending church, and spending time with her family. She was a member of Clarks River Baptist Church in Symsonia, Ky. Predeceased by parents, Robert Edward Lee Scott and Louisa Catherine Clopton Scott. Also predeceased by siblings, Pauline (Polly) Scott Lehman (Tyrus), Pat Scott, and Ray Scott. Survived by sister Rose Louise Scott Norman of Las Cruces. Also survived by nieces, Cathy Norman Daugherty (Jim) of Elida, N.M., Laurie Norman of Las Cruces, Debbie Lehman Collie of Hardin, Ky., and nephew, David R. Lehman (Kathy) of Hendersonville, Tenn., and seven great- and seven great-great-nieces and nephews. Visitation for friends and family was held at Getz Funeral Home in Las Cruces on Monday, April 14. A graveside military service will be held at Fort Bliss National Cemetery in El Paso, Texas. On behalf of the family, we would like to give special thanks to the staff at The Aristocrat in Las Cruces for your love and excellent care given to our sweet Robbie. Arrangements are with Getz Funeral Home 1410 E. Bowman Ave Las Cruces NM 88001. To sign the local online guest book visit

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Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Apr. 17, 2014