SIKESTON - Amos Lamar Scott, 75, a resident of Sikeston, died at 5:40 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
He was born Feb. 24, 1927, in Russellville, Ark., to the late Bleve and Ruth Morphis Scott. He had lived in Sikeston most of his life and was employed with ABF Trucking Co. of Cape Girardeau until his retirement in 1985. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, member of the Sikeston Masonic Lodge 310 AF&AM and was of the Protestant belief.
On Oct. 25, 1947, he married Mary Grace Leigh, who survives of the home.
Also surviving are three daughters and two sons-in-law, Gloria and John Crowley, Bobbye and Robert Hooper and Mary Ruth Scott of Sikeston; two brothers, Troy Scott of Charleston and Bill Scott of O'Fallon; two sisters, Jeanette Holt and Bobbye Chambers of Charleston; two grandsons and their wives, Hugh and Stephanie Gilmore of Cape Girardeau and Berry and Meredith Hooper of Memphis, Tenn.; and two great-grandchildren, Logan Gilmore and Taylor Gilmore of Sikeston.
One sister, Carletta Dunham, preceded him in death.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston where funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Delbert Bishop, pastor of the Bement Baptist Church, officiating.
Interment will follow in the IOOF Cemetery under the direction of McMikle Funeral Home.
Missouri Military Honors Program will conduct graveside military rites.
Pallbearers will be: Jerry Meyer, Larry Holt, David Scott, Kevin Chambers, Clay Scott, Jimmie Leigh and David Jones.