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Florence Betty Scott

Florence Betty Scott, age 72, of Erwin, passed away on Monday, February 25, 2013 at her residence. She was a native of Erwin, TN and a daughter of Herman Owen and Nellie Kate Church Mathes. She was a homemaker and loved sewing, vols, traveling and especially the beach. She was a member of the Senior Citizens and the Election Commission. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her sons: Gary Pate and Gregory Pate; four brothers and sisters.

She is survived by: her husband of 42 years, William C. Scott
Children: Donnie Pate
Timothy Pate
Joe Scott
Diane Cooper
Seventeen Grandchildren
Several Great Grandchildren
Sister: Margaret and Carlos Banks
Brother-in-laws: Joe Mumpower
Carroll and Lisa Mumpower
Sister-in-law: Joyce Stancil
Niece: Nikieta Mumpower
Several Nieces and Nephews

A funeral service for Betty Scott will be at 8:00 PM, Wednesday, February 27, 2013, in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home. Interim Pastor E. Y. Bailey will officiate. The family will receive friends on Thursday, at 6:00 PM until service time on Wednesday. A committal service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, at Evergreen Cemetery. Everyone will meet at Evergreen Cemetery on Thursday at 10:50 AM.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed by visiting our website at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Florence Betty Scott, through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 North Main Avenue, Erwin, Tennessee 37650, 423-743-9187.