Earnest Lee ‘Jimmy’ Scott

Published 5:00 am Thursday, June 22, 2006

Services for Earnest Lee “Jimmy” Scott, of Brookhaven, are 2p.m. Saturday, June 24, at Mt. Ridge Methodist Church in Brandonwith burial in the church cemetery. Williams Mortuary is in chargeof arrangements.

Visitation is Friday from 1 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home,with family hour from 7 until 8 p.m.

Mr. Scott, 58, died June 18, 2006, at his residence. He was bornon May 10, 1948, in Brandon, to Louis Scott and Annie B. ColemanScott.

He was disabled. He was a member of Mt. Ridge MethodistChurch.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his sisters, JulieColeman, Sluckett Scott, O.C. Hobb, Magnolia Brown, LauraChristmas, Alberta Branch, Annie Mae Scott, Ernestine Scott, DessieRee Scott and Ruby Scott; his brothers, L.C. Scott, S.B. Scott,Ellis Scott, Grady Scott, Willie B. Scott, Arthur L. Scott andEddie Scott.

Survivors are his daughters, Deborah Diggs and husband Fred, ofRidgeland, Linda Barnes, of Brookhaven, and Victoria Bridges, ofNatchez; his sons, Mark Barnes and Douglas Bridges, both ofBrookhaven; his brothers, John Scott and wife Ella Ree, and WoodrowScott and wife Jessie Mae, all of Brookhaven; his sister, Eva GraceKelly, of Brandon; his three grandchildren; and a host of nieces,nephews, other relatives and friends.