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Peggy Ann Scott

October 31, 1941 — January 25, 2022

Sister Peggy Ann Scott was the second daughter of Addie Lee and Kirby Scott of Suffolk, Virginia. She accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Lord and Savior at the tender age of 9 years and was a member of Macedonia African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church for over seventy years. Her favorite scripture was James 1:17, “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. Sister Scott was dearly loved by her church family, classmates, and friends. She served her church as a Trustee, Steward, Church Clerk, Class Leader, Head of the Benevolence Committee, Treasurer of the Stewardship and Finance Committee, Pastor Aid Society and Women’s Ministry. Sister Scott was educated in the public schools of Suffolk, Virginia attending Andrew J. Brown Elementary School and graduating from Booker T. Washington High School. She furthered her education at Howard University and Norfolk State University earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology. She attended Rochester University Medical School in Rochester, New York specializing in hematology. Sister Scott received numerous awards and accolades for her work in the fields of Medical Technology and Hematology. Sister Scott was an early Civil Rights Pioneer in Suffolk. She integrated the old Suffolk BE-LO Store by serving as the first Black clerk. She enjoyed reading walking, and travelling having visited Australia, Europe, and several cities throughout the United States. Gifted with a green thumb, she had a passion for gardening. Likewise, she was a tremendous cook and made mouthwatering lemon pound cakes. Sister Scott was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers James and Lowell Scott. She leaves to morn her passing her beloved son Terry Scott of Richmond, Virginia, her sister Shirley Ricks, her nephew Erwin (Debra) Ricks of Suffolk and a host of grandnephews, grandnieces, and other relatives. A public viewing will be held 12 Noon - 7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 1, 2022 in the Melvin J. Blowe Chapel. A graveside service will be held 1:00 pm, Wednesday, February 2, 2022 in the Carver Memorial Cemetery Mausoleum. Rev. Wade will deliver the message of comfort. Ms. Scott will be laid to rest in the gardens of Carver Memorial Cemetery. Professional services with dignity have been entrusted to Crocker Funeral Home, Inc. To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Peggy Ann Scott, please visit our flower store.


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