Julia Ellen Scott

Published 11:14 am Thursday, December 15, 2011

PORT GIBSON — Julia Ellen Scott died Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, at Patient’s Choice Hospital. She was 79.

Mrs. Scott was preceded in death by her husband, David Scott; her parents, Virgel and Marie McLaughlin Smith; a daughter, Patricia Easterly; a son, Ronnie Spruille; one brother, Horace Smith; and one sister, Bessie Allen.

Survivors include four sons, Louis Spruille and Kenneth Spruille, both of Port Gibson, Johnny R. Scott of Brandon and Dexter Scott of Laurel; three daughters, Luticia Spruille and Bobbie Spruille, both of Port Gibson, and Cassandra Scott-Parker of New Orleans; two brothers, Johnny McLaughlin of New Orleans and Robert McLaughlin of Vicksburg; one sister, Marcia Pettis of Greenville; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives, including Wilbert Bosley of Port Gibson, Dexter Spruille of Atlanta and Desmaria Spruille of New Orleans.

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Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Peter A.M.E. Church in Port Gibson with Pastor Byram McKenzie officiating. Burial will follow at Holly Grove Cemetery in Pattison. Visitation will be from 1 until 5 p.m. Friday at Thompson Funeral Home of Port Gibson and Saturday at the church from noon until the service.