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Betty Jean Scott

d. January 18, 2021

The Governor of South Carolina advises to limit public gatherings to 50 guests or less to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC carefully considered this recommendation and ask that additional guest please participate via live-streaming if it is authorized by the family.

Graveside Service for Mrs. Betty Jean McAllister Scott will be conducted 1:00 PM Monday, January 25, 2021 at North View Cemetery, Florence, South Carolina. Interment will follow, directed by Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC.

Mrs. Betty Jean McAllister Scott was born in Charleston, South Carolina on May 13, 1942 to the late David and Annie McAllister. She departed this life on Tuesday, January 18, 2021, at home.

She was joined in marriage to the late Moses Scott.

Mrs. Scott was a proud graduate of Wilson High School. After graduation, she relocated to New Jersey with her husband and furthered her education in college and graduated with Honors.

Upon relocation to Florence, South Carolina, she gained employment as a Culinary Technician. She worked with Florence School District One as a Cafeteria Worker for several years and later at Pee Dee Transitional Shelter, until her health declined. Mrs. Scott was a member of New Ebenezer Baptist Church in Florence, South Carolina.

She was an affectionate, caring, and loving person that inspired others to always achieve more in life. Mrs. Scott loved family gatherings, had a great love for all people, and was an avid lover of baseball especially Florence Trojans Baseball Team of the East Florence Community.

Mrs. Scott was predeceased by her husband, Moses Scott; her father, David McAllister; her mother, Annie McAllister; her step mother, Helen McAllister; six brothers, Bobby McAllister, Joseph McAllister, Bazil McAllister, Freddy McAllister, Jerome McAllister, and Ray Creighton McAllister; and three sisters, Arlene McAllister, Jessie Bell McAllister, and Dorothy Sumter.

She leaves to cherish her precious memories: two sons, Ricky Scott (Dot) and Roy Scott; five daughters, Terry, Lisa (Sue), Cheryl, Teresa, and Michelle; a god daughter, Danyelle Sumter; nine grandchildren, Damon, Antwan, Kevin, Iesha, Brandon, Rondell, Tyran, Zaveon (Shandria), and Austan; numerous great grandchildren; five brothers, David (Mary) McAllister, James (Betty Lee) McAllister, Randy (Angela) McAllister, David McAllister all of Florence, South Carolina and Steven (Marilyn) McAllister of Atlanta, Georgia; eight sisters, Alberta Eaddy, Wessie (Moses) James, Joyce (Gilbert) Simmons, Charlene Benjamin, Sharon Williams all of Florence, South Carolina, Deborah Jones of Bowie, Maryland and Mary McAllister of Fayetteville, North Carolina; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Please keep the family of Ms. Betty Jean Scott in your thoughts and prayers.

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