Funeral services for Mr. George Hampton “Hamp” Scott,
80, of Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Friday,
June 21, 2013, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Fairview
Cemetery in the Fairview community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5 P.M. – 9
P.M., Thursday from 12 Noon – 9 P.M., and Friday from 10
A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at Mabry
Health Care Center in Gainesboro, TN, after an extended
He was born January 25, 1933, in the Scott Hollow in
Jackson County, TN, to the late Morgan Lee Scott and
Martha Mamie Scott. On December 3, 1953, he was married
to Virgie Marie Smith Scott, who survives. He was a lifelong
farmer, and a member of the Harmony Church of Christ. He
attended school at the Pacific School in the Roaring River
community, and the Fairview School.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Son: Joe Dennis Scott; 3 Sisters: Mary Johnson Pound, Sally
Masters, and Myrtle Phillips; 2 Brothers: Walton Scott and
Curtis Scott; 2 Step-Grandsons: Garry Ellis and Michael Ellis;
his Father and Mother-in-Law: Henry D. and Bessie Smith; 8
Brothers-in-Law: Robert, Harvey, Lonnie and Eldon Smith,
Howard Johnson, Carl Pound, Oplis Stewart, and Thurman
Phillips; and 2 Sisters-in-Law: Janie Smith and Doris Smith.
Survivors include his Wife: Virgie Marie Smith Scott of
Gainesboro, TN; 4 Sons: Danny (Wanda) Scott, Ronnie
(Shirley) Scott, and Tim Scott, all of Gainesboro, TN, and
Harold Scott of Lebanon, TN; 1 Daughter: Teresa Scott of
Gainesboro, TN; 4 Grandchildren: Matt (Marsha) Scott, Phillip
(Lisa) Scott, Carol (Steven) Phillips, and Summer Scott; 1 Step-
Granddaughter: Jennifer (Mike) Keith; 1 Great-
Granddaughter: Lyndsay Scott; 3 Step-Great Grandchildren:
Blake Ballard, Gracie Brown, and Justin Younger; 4 Brothers:
Andy (Anna) Scott, Richard Scott, and Jerry (Nancy) Scott, all
of Gainesboro, TN, and Odell (Marie) Scott of the Dodson
Branch community of Jackson County; 3 Sisters: Matilda
Stewart and Cathy (Charles) Stafford, all of Cookeville, TN, and
Carolyn (Wade) Burris of Gainesboro, TN; 1 Brother-in-Law:
Revel Masters of Cookeville, TN; and 1 Sister-in-Law: Dean
Smith of Watertown, TN.
Bro. Don Bryant, Bro. O’Neal Huffines, Harold Scott, and
Danny Scott will officiate at the services.
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