Bessie Mae Scott nee Hicks age 91 passed away February 6, 2018 at Methodist Hospital Southlake. Born in Union Springs, AL her family moved to Gary in 1937 where Bessie became a devoted member of Pilgrim Rest M. B. Church for 74 years. She is preceded in death by her husband Isiah Scott, son Elliott Scott, parents Arthur and Maggie Hicks, 3 grandchildren Baby Martika Scott, Rona Goudeaux and Romas Goudeaux III; great grandson Andreek Crisler 7 brothers Edgar, Johnnie, Milton, Fedro, Johnson, Ezell and Cornell Hicks. She leaves to cherish her memories 7 daughters Elizabeth Goudeaux, Irene Robinson (June), Loretta Scott (Percy), Louella (Willie) Euarl, Barbara (Nelson) Epps, Rosetta Scott, and Patricia Rivera; 2 sons Darrell Scott and Vernon Scott; 3 sisters Mildred (Robert) Gates, Marzella Hicks and Cynthia Calhoun; 1 brother Pharoah Hicks, daughter in law Donna Scott; 3 sisters in law Annie Hicks, Carol Hicks, Corrine Hicks; 1 aunt Vera Mahone; 20 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren and many other loving relatives and friends. Visitation Sunday, February 11, 2018 from 12 to 8:00pm family hours 6-8:00pm at the Guy & Allen Funeral Chapel. Funeral services Monday, February 12, 2018 at 11:00am at the Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church, 977 Chase St. Pastor Charles E. Adams, Officiating. Interment at Fern Oaks Cemetery.