Scott, Joseph Alvin (2008)

Obituary of Joseph Alvin Scott ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Joseph Alvin Scott, 65, of Nebo on Thursday, November 13, 2008, God chose to take our beloved brother home. He was born April 27, 1943 in McDowell County. Mr. Scott was a member of St. John’s AME Church and worked at Drexel Furniture as a sander. He is preceded in death by his father Kenneth Hardy; his mother Lorene Elizabeth Scott; two sisters, Mary Ann Wilkerson and Faye Hamilton.

Left behind to cherish his memory are two sisters, Edith Isbell of Nebo and Paula Scott of Durham; one brother Paul Scott, of Nebo and step-mother Viola Hardy; four aunts; several nieces and nephews and cousins.

A funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday November 16, 2008 at St. John’s AME Church with Rev. Deborah Smith and Rev. Arell Rutherford officiating. Burial followed at St. John’s AME Church Cemetery. The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family. Words of Comfort may be shared with the Scott family at

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday November 19, 2008 Volume 14 # 46