Marian "Mal" Duhe Scott, age 85, entered eternal rest on Thursday, January 7, 2021. She was a native of Mt. Airy, Louisiana and a resident of Paulina, Louisiana. She was born on August 9, 1935 to the late Emile Duhe and Mildred Farlough Gray. She was the devoted wife of the late Joseph Scott, Sr. Marian touched many lives with her melodious alto voice, unwavering faith and commitment to God. She was a devoted member of King Solomon Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Rowdy K. Scott. She leaves to cherish her memories; three children, Reverend Joseph Scott Jr.; Bruce Wayne Scott (Letitia); and Patti Scott Degree (Ronald); two sisters Catherine Haywood and Elone Washington (Elmer); two brothers Eric Duhe and Johnell Howard; two daughters-in law Marilyn Scott and Gladys Scott; one step-daughter, Gail Washington; two brothers-in-law Reverend Benjamin Scott and Samuel Scott; ten grandchildren, Danielle Degree, Elyse Degree, Dequincy Scott (Ereka), Delwellyn Scott, Diatania Paul (Kurk), Lynntrice Scott, Brice Scott, Joseph Scott III (J'Sharonique), Kidada Scott, and Dana Woodley; twelve great-grandchildren, three god-children and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, church family, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Emile Duhe and Mildred Farlough Gray; husband, Joseph Scott Sr.; and son, Reverend Virgil Scott. Due to COVID 19 restrictions, friends and family are invited to a viewing on Thursday, January 14, 2021 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Bardell's Mortuary, 3856 LA 44, Mt. Airy, La. 70068. Social distancing and masks will be enforced. Services entrusted to Bardell's Mortuary. Information: (985) 535-6837.
Published in The Times-Picayune from Jan. 13 to Jan. 14, 2021.