|Birth: ||Feb. 23, 1924|
|Death: ||May 20, 2010|
Ben R. Scott, 86, of Pocahontas, passed away Thursday, May 20, 2010, at his home.
Bro. Scott was born February 23, 1924 in Mountain Grove, Missouri, the son of George and Oma Scott.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, Ina Edwards, Bessie Vandivort, and Agnes Smith, and one brother, Adam Scott.
Bro. Scott was a member of Sutton Free Will Baptist Church in Pocahontas. He was a life-long Free Will Baptist minister, serving as full time pastor for more than 50 years. His early pastorates were in the states of Oklahoma and Missouri. In Arkansas, he pastored First Free Will Baptist Church in Pocahontas, First Free Will Baptist Church in Jonesboro, and for twenty-four years, the First Free Will Baptist Church in North Little Rock. In semi-retirement, Bro. Scott served as interim pastor for First Free Will Baptist Church in Myrtle, Missouri, United Free Will Baptist Church in Walnut Ridge, and First Free Will Baptist Church in Jonesboro.
Bro. Scott is survived by his wife of 62 years, Genelle Smith Scott; by three sons and their wives, Randy and Debbie Scott of Pocahontas, Fred and Terry Scott of Garner, N.C., and Len and Aimee Scott of Clarksville, Tennessee. He also leaves behind seven grandchildren, Jason Scott, Amy (David) Carson, Bethany (Josh) Owens, Kailey Scott, Kaitlen Scott, Benjamin Scott, and Claiborne Scott; and two great granddaughters, Lauryn and Annalyn Carson. Also surviving Bro. Scott are three sisters, Mary Halliburton, Daisey Lindsey, and Leah Postlewaite.
Funeral Services were held at Sutton Free Will Baptist Church in Pocahontas. Pastors Randy, Fred, Len, and Jason Scott will officiate. Burial was in Sutton Cemetery.
George William Scott (1890 - 1957)
Oma Lucinda Tanny Ratterree Scott (1891 - 1982)
Stillborn Son Scott (1911 - 1911)*
Ina Isabelle Scott Edwards (1912 - 1999)*
Bessie Jane Scott Vandivort (1913 - 2002)*
Samuel Don Scott (1915 - 1915)*
Adam Scott (1917 - 2004)*
Mary Ann Scott Halliburton (1918 - 2011)*
Agnes Scott Smith (1921 - 1987)*
Benjamin Randle Scott (1924 - 2010)
Married Oct. 10, 1948 (Genelle Smith)
Maintained by: Janet
Originally Created by: Sandra
Record added: May 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52682135
With love and respect. Rest in peace <3|
Added: Nov. 9, 2013
Honored in memory.|
Added: Sep. 6, 2011
Truly a man who stood for the cross and who preached it until he met the Person of whom he had preached to with Him forever. Bless you Ben. You were one of my heros.|
Added: Apr. 2, 2011
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