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George Jasper Scott

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George Jasper Scott Obituary
Former Alamogordo resident
George Jasper Scott, 86, of Blue, Texas, passed away July 7, 2009, at his home in Texas. George was born June 24, 1923, in La Luz to Adna and Hattie (Gililland) Scott. He moved to Texas in 2005. He resided in Roswell for 25 years and Alamogordo for 24 years. He and his wife, Irene, enjoyed 52 years of marriage.
George served in the U.S. Marines and fought in World War II, including the Battle of Iwo Jima where he received the Purple Heart. He enjoyed spending time with his family, golf, gardening, Wheel of Fortune and Blue Bell ice cream.
He is survived by his son, Dean Scott and his wife, Carol, of Roswell; and daughters Linda Knight and her husband, James, of Blue, Texas, Pattie Howard and her husband, Jim, of Romayor, Texas. Granddaughters include Lisa Wiedenhoefer and her husband, Chuck, of Round Rock, Texas, Staci Thorp and her husband, Chris, of Artesia, April Spitzer and her husband, David, of Ft. Knox, Kent.; grandsons Kevin Scott and his wife, Jennifer, of San Antonio, and Stephen Fisher of Lakewood, Colo.; great -grandchildren Tyler Wiedenhoefer, Jordan Spitzer, Chase Wiedenhoefer, Scout Spitzer, Erin Scott, Garrett Scott, Cameron Thorp, and Carson Thorp; sisters Lou Ellen Hastings, Vida Lamb, and Pearl Dockary; and many cousins, nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Scott; brother Oral Scott; parents Adna and Hattie Scott; and granddaughters Deana Scott and Jennifer Knight.
A graveside service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, July 11, 2009, at Monte Vista Cemetery with Pastor Gavin Vaughn officiating. Friends may call the funeral home from Friday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Receiving services are under the direction of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home.

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from July 10 to July 24, 2009
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