Alvin L. Scott, the son of the late Calvin and Harriet Wilkerson Scott, was born in Puxico on Jan. 11, 1916, and died at the Puxico Nursing & Rehab Center in Puxico on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, at the age of 90.
He had lived most of his life in Puxico. He and his wife had owned and operated various businesses including Navajo Motel and Grocery, Smith and Scott Appliance Store; and he retired from the Scott Florist. He had served as a deacon at the First Baptist Church in Puxico for many years and was a member of the Faith Baptist Church. He was a 1933 graduate of Puxico High School.
On Oct. 28, 1939, he was married to Mildred Smith in Puxico.
Surviving are his wife, Mildred Scott of Puxico; one son Douglas Scott of Puxico; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, J. Barry Scott; one brother, Altie Scott; and two sisters, Cora Cowgill and Sula Linaweaver.
Visitation was held after 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 4, 2006, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006, at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Puxico with Rev. Douglas Scott of Puxico officiating.
Interment followed in the Rock Hill Cemetery near Puxico with Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico in charge of all arrangements.