The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


May 17, 2013

Barbara Scott

Thursday, May 16, 2013 — Barbara Ann Dennis Scott, 70, of Albemarle, passed away Tuesday night, May 14, 2013, at Stanly Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2013, at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel in Norwood. Rev. Lee Church will officiate and burial will follow in Norview Gardens. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday night, May 16, 2013, at Edwards Funeral Home in Norwood.

Mrs. Scott was born August 28, 1942, in Stanly County to the late J. Hue “Bum” and Rebecca Ann Morton Dennis.  

She was a member of Porter Baptist Church. Barbara was a wonderful seamstress; she made all the family clothing and her daughter’s beautiful wedding gowns. She enjoyed gardening and working in her flower beds. She will best be remembered for her ability to never meet a stranger and making friends wherever she traveled. She was a driving force behind “The Scott Family Bluegrass Band,” encouraging her family to practice to be the best they could.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Hoyle Dennis.

She is survived by her loving husband, Jerry Everette Scott, of whom she would have been married to for 50 years on June 30; three daughters, Sandy Whitley and husband Randy of Albemarle, Cassie Scott Denison of Albemarle and Carla Springer and husband Ernie of Norwood; two sisters, Rosa Curlee and husband Bill of Norwood and Elaine Huneycutt and husband Wayne of Bailey; brother, Hugh Gene Dennis and wife Pansy of Albemarle;  seven grandchildren, Josh, Jesse and Molly Whitley, Beth Mills, Robbie Denison, Lindsey and Katie Springer; and one great-grandchild, Roman Dean Bridges.

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