Mother Mary Lee Scott, 96, of Niagara Falls, NY, entered eternal life Friday, August 4, 2017, two weeks prior to her 97th birthday. She was born August 19, 1920 in Dozier, AL, and was the daughter of the late Ezra and Ella Lee Page.
She was united in Holy Matrimony to the late Jesse B. Scott on July 3, 1937 in Crenshaw County, AL. In 1945 she relocated with her family to Niagara Falls, NY.
She was the mother of eight children, two girls and six boys: Martha (Scott) Porter of Rochester, NY; Jimmy L. (Debbie) Scott of Lockport, NY, Carol A. (Ware) Scott, Bishop Jesse J. (Pastor Joanne) Scott Sr., deceased Deacon Eddie R. (Pastor Joyce) Scott, Burnard (Pastor Jessie) Scott Sr., Ezra P. (Linda) Scott, and Pastor Gary N. (Alicia) Scott, all of Niagara Falls. She was the grandmother of 19 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Mother Scott was the last living of twelve siblings. Predeceased by five brothers, James M. Page, Otis (Louise deceased) Page, John Page, Nelson Page, Joe L. (Ethel) Page; seven sisters, Lola M. (Wade deceased) Thomas, Maggie M. (Bill deceased) Robinson, Zora M. (Matthew deceased) Davis, Queen E. Page, Louise Page, Minnie M. Page, and Annie E. Page. She is survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.
The family will be present on Thursday 6 -8 PM, Friday 11 AM -12 PM at Word of Life Ministries, 1941 Hyde Park Boulevard, Niagara Falls NY, where the funeral service will be held at 12 PM with Bishop Jesse J. Scott, Sr. officiating. Interment in Riverdale, Lewiston, NY.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Word of life Ministries in memory of Mother Mary Lee Scott.
Arrangements were made through the Rhoney Funeral Home, Niagara Falls, NY. ?Visit rhoneyfuneralhome.com for guest register.
Published on August 6, 2017