Funeral services for Martha Mildred (Mann) Gaskins Scott, 99, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 13, 2012, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Scott died at 12:07 a.m., Monday, October 8, 2012, at West Vue Nursing Center.
She was born February 20, 1913, at Clarkton, Missouri, to Warren Franklin Mann and Lura Belle Neeley Mann. In 1930, she was married to Delbert Gaskins, who preceded her in death in 1931 and to this union one child was born, Darrell Gaskins. On March 4, 1933, she was married at Fordland, Missouri, to Francis Bazzwell (Scotty) Scott, whose father officiated at the ceremony. Mr. Scott preceded her in death on November 14, 2011. Before her retirement in 1975, she worked as a clerk in a stationary store in Los Angeles, California. Mrs. Scott was known by her family as Millie. She enjoyed planting plants and flowers; liked to cook and crochet. She loved to travel with her husband and in 1992, together they fulfilled a lifelong dream by taking a trip to the Holy Land. Mrs. Scott wrote poetry and was a member of the First Christian Church of West Plains.
She is survived by one brother, L. B. Strawn, wife, Mary, Cerritos, California; special niece, Marcia Moyer, husband, Joe, West Plains, Missouri; and many other nieces and nephews living in various locations throughout the country.
Her parents, husbands, one infant child, three brothers, Robert Earl Mann, and wife, Pauline, J. W. Mann, Warren Mansfield Strawn, two sisters, Mabel Mann and Reynolda Clegg and husband, James and one nephew, Timothy Clegg, precede her in death.
Visitation will be held from 7:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 12, 2012 at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to charity of choice and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.