By John Peters
December 27, 2013
MOUNT AIRY — Mrs. Marie Elizabeth Fain Scott, 99, of Mount Airy, widow of Mr. Rufus Clifton “Tony” Scott, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at her home. She was born Nov. 22, 1914, in Stokes County to the late Columbus Flanoy and Mary Elisabeth Hooker Fain. She was retired from Hanes Corporation and was a member of White Plains Baptist Church for over 65 years. Surviving are a brother and sister-in-law, Rayford Fain and Elsie of King; “special niece,” Diane Scritchfield of Mount Airy; two special great-nieces and spouses, Thresa Tucker and David of Mount Airy and Misty Thurman and John of Rocky Mount, Va.; two “special great-nephews” and spouse, Teddy Hiatt of Mount Airy and Anthony Scritchfield and Tori of Dobson; and several other nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Scott was preceded in death by three sisters, Beatrice Harrell, Margie Lee and Cricket Westmoreland; and two brothers, Ralph Fain and Amos Fain. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at White Plains Baptist Church. The service will be conducted by the Rev. Bill Tucker, the Rev. Tom Delph, the Rev. Teddy Hiatt and the Rev. David Tucker. Burial will follow at Skyline Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White Plains Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to White Plains Christian School, 609 Old Hwy. 601, Mount Airy, NC 27030; or to Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mount Airy, NC 27030. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.