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Eva Marjorie Reid Scott
Eva Marjorie Reid Scott
Submitted by: Bob Chada
|© The Guthrie News Leader|
|Friday, February 7, 2003|
Homegoing memorial services for Eva Marjorie Reid Scott, "The Silver Fox," 75, of Guthtie will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Olive Friendship Baptist Church with the Rev. Ray Peters officiating. Services are under the direciton of Smith Funeral Home.
Eva was born Sept. 27, 1927 in Eufaula to William Edward Reid and Josey Chandler Reid. The Lord called her home on Feb. 4, 2003.
She attended the Tohee Elementary School in southern Logan County and graduated from Faver High School in Guthrie. Eva joined the Robinson Chapel AME at an early age. She was married to Isiah Scott, Jr. and to this union four daughters were born. She had one son who was adopted. After moving to Guthrie, she united with Mt. Olive Friendship Baptist Church.
Eva was a diligent worker for over 50 years. Langston University employed her for 20 years. Her favorite place of employment was the Guthrie Job Corps Center. She carried her magnetism to the Guthrie Junior High School and later to the Logan County Aging Agency.
Eva was known as the "Queen of Bingo." During her quiet time, she always worked crossword puzzles. In addition, she was an avid member of the Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy clubs. Eva's social affiliations were the LaTraviata Club, the Eastern Stars and Kinsmens Court No. 4, Heroines of Jericho, Guthrie.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father, one son, Emmitt Scott, two sisters, Edwina Reece and Jewel Lewis; and one brother, John Reid.
Survivors include one son, Eric Dwight (Pat) Scott and their two daughters, Chaydell and Erin Scott of Flint, Mich.; four daughters, Lisa K. and her son Eric Todd Scott, Jaquita (Ricky) Speight and their children Presapahnie of Guthrie and Katawana and Anthony of Tulsa, Janet (Ben) Scott and their daughter Elizabeth Ndika of Guthrie and Eva Michelle Scott (her namesake) and her children Carrington, her Punty, and Constance, her China doll, and her children whom she raised; a special grandchild, Nikki, and two great-grandchildren of Flint, Mich.; two sisters, Elcena Cummings and Brenda Amerson and one brother, Willie Reid of Oklahoma City; three aunts, Ethel Blair, Meona House and Emma Vontress, of Guthrie and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
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