Maurice Reid Scott

Published 6:49 pm Saturday, March 25, 2017

The Rev. Dr. Maurice Reid Scott, 71, of Centerbrooke Lane, Suffolk, transitioned Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Sentara Obici Hospital.

She was a native of Nansemond County and the daughter of Inez Copeland and the late Wallace Copeland. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Scott.

She attended Andersonville Theological Seminary and received a doctorate in theology. She was the pastor of Word for Living Full Gospel Fellowship Center Inc.

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She leaves to cherish her memory three daughters, Martha Parker (Alvin), Sherry Rowe and Felicia Carroll, all of Suffolk; four sons, Fred R. Scott (Anita) of Chesterfield, Shelley Scott of Suffolk, Robert Scott (Rosalind) of Douglasville, Ga., and James Scott (Tyiesha) of Suffolk; 22 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; special cousins raised as brothers and sisters, Thomas Foreman Jr., Elmore “Cooke” Copeland, Lawrence Foreman and Marva Foreman Jenkins; and other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held at noon Tuesday at New Mt. Joy Food For Living Ministries, officiated by Pastor Jermaine Scates. Interment will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.

Condolences may be extended to the family at Professional services with dignity have been entrusted to Crocker Funeral Home Inc.