Willie Earl Scott, Jr.

Willie Earl Scott, Jr.

Willie Earl Scott, Jr. “Scotty”, 44, of Crossett, died March 20, 2014 at his residence.

He was a lifelong resident of Crossett and a member of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. He enjoyed watching television, riding around town, listening to music and dancing.

Mr. Scott was preceded in death by his father, Willie Earl Scott, Sr., and one brother, Christopher Scott.

He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Vivian Scott; four sons, Derris Ballard, Stuart Ballard, Ingram Ballard and Stephen Scott all of Crossett; four daughters, Sherrese King, husband Makel of Crossett, Gloleecia Bovan, husband Robert of Chicago, Ill., Jasmine Turner and Shalisha Gibbs both of Crossett; his mother, Mary Scott Gaston and husband Milton of Crossett; one brother, Frederick Scott and wife Angela of Crossett; one sister, Ruby Scates of Crossett, and 13 grandchildren, and a host of other family, loved ones and friends.

Funeral services will be held March 29, at 11 a.m. at Living Word Church of God In Christ with Minister Edna Adams and Bishop Joe Mason, officiating. Burial will be at Westview Cemetery under the directions of Cromwell Funeral Home of Hamburg.

Pallbearers are Emmanuel Black, Jimmy Thornton, Lazarus Adams, Keith Martin, Kim Thompson, James Jones, Byron Davis and Larry Martin. Honorary pallbearers are Lorenzo Keys, Dominique Coleman, Malik Coleman, Mario Scott, Kendall Scott, and Robert Scates, Jr.