Funeral services for Mr. Mitchell Scott, 79, of Gainesboro,
TN, will be held at 2 P.M. on Saturday, January 16, 2016, at
Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow in the Byers Cemetery in the Center Grove
community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 3 P.M. to 8
P.M., and on Saturday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at his
He was born August 27, 1936, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Dallas Scott and Roslie Scott. On December 13, 1991, he
was married to Barbara Scott, who survives. He was a furniture
factory worker, and a member of the Center Grove Church of
Christ. He loved to rabbit hunt and coon hunt, watch westerns,
and listen to bluegrass music.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 6
Brothers: Elvis, Alvis, Fred, Buddy, Dallas, Jr., and Gary Scott;
and 1 Step-Daughter: Freda Maxwell.
Survivors include his Wife: Barbara Scott of Gainesboro, TN;
2 Daughters: Sherry (Walter) Arms of Carthage, TN, and
Michelle (Ben) Leonard of the Gladdice community of Jackson
County, TN; 1 Step-Son: Terry Loftis of Atlanta, GA; 1
Step-Daughter: Donna (Jeff) Mathis of Baxter, TN; 3
Grandchildren: Anna Brooke Leonard, Natalie Leonard, and
Jada Arms; 5 Step-Grandchildren: Holly Chaffin, Trent Maxwell,
Zachary (Ashley) Brazle, Justin Loftis, and Tyler (Lindsey)
Loftis; 7 Step Great Grandchildren; 3 Sisters: Hazel Wall of
Nashville, TN, Helen Vanoy of Elizabethtown, KY, and
Katherine (Jimmy) Stafford of Cookeville, TN; and Buster the
German Shepherd. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives,
and friends also survive.
Bro. Randy Bybee and Bro. Bill Coe will officiate at the
Memorial donations may be made to the Jackson - Smith
County Youth Camp by contacting the funeral home.
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