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Shirley Christell Milam Scott

Shirley Christell Milam Scott, age 84, of Vandervoort, Arkansas passed away Sunday, September 6, 2020 at her home surrounded by loved ones.

She was born February 17, 1936 in Vandervoort, Arkansas to the late Clarence Marvin Milam and the late Bertha Melvina McMilleon Milam. She married the late Jerry Scott on August 7, 1986, in Cove, Arkansas. Shirley loved gardening her flowers, she loved to crochet and cook, and liked to tell everyone “Gale don’t know how to make oatmeal”. Shirley was a loving homemaker, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend and will be missed.

Survivors are; sons: Bill Barrett and wife Sandy, Dwight Barrett and wife Darla; daughters: Peggy Sherrouse and husband Jim, Gale Kuykendall; sister Glenda Wilson and husband Roger; Special friends: Frances Jewell and Alice Catherwood; 15 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Bertha Milam, her husband, Jerry Scott, her daughter Eileen Barrett Tuttle brothers, Lowell Milam, and Gerald “Tunny” Milam, a sister, Wilma Lee Milam and a grandson, Billy Barrett.

Graveside service will be Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Cove with Don Youngblood officiating. Visitation will be general.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Cody Barrett, Justin Barrett, Derek Barrett, Dylan Barrett, Jamie Ralls and Victor Kuykendall.

Honorary pallbearers are Randy Milam, Hank Sandefur, Kendall Wilson, and David Ward.

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