Ardiss Marie Scott

Published 9:18 am Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Ardiss Marie Scott died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at her home in Vicksburg. She was 60.

Born on June 1, 1955, in South Dakota, her heritage was of the Native American Lakota Nation.

Ms. Scott had been a resident of Vicksburg since 1990. She was involved in several organizations throughout her life, including the Warren County Habitat for Humanity, Warren County Homemaker Volunteers, and the Mississippi Craftsman’s Guild. She was of the Baptist faith.

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Ardiss loved to crochet and create beautiful Native American necklaces of her own design.  She often promoted her Native American heritage through teaching and lectures to young people in the Mississippi area. She dedicated her life to helping others. There is a star in the Heavens called “Ardiss Marie.” May her heavenly light continue to shine down on us all.

Ardiss is survived by her life partner, Terry Ray Anthony of Vicksburg.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at Riles Funeral Home with the Rev.

Cary Stockett, pastor of Crawford Street United Methodist Church, officiating.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the hour of service.

Memorials may be made to The Arthritis Foundation, P.O. Box 96280, Washington, DC  20077.