2013-01-03 / Obituaries

Dorothy Scott

Dec. 30, 2012

Dorothy Jane Scott, 77, of 876 SR 3005, Meshoppen, PA (South Auburn) passed away Sunday afternoon, Dec. 30, 2012 at Tyler Memorial Hospital in Tunkhannock.

She was born on Sept. 27, 1935, the daughter of the late Jess Lee and Addie Pearl Campbell Wolfe in Rogersville, TN.

Dorothy graduated from the Bulls Gap High School in Bulls Gap, TN and after high school attended business school in Kingsport, TN.

She was a secretary for many companies in Rogersville, TN before retiring in 1979. After retirement she and her second husband, George Young Scott, Jr. (married Sept. 27, 1979) moved to the South Auburn area where they became very active in the community.

She was a member of the South Auburn United Methodist Church as well as an active member of the Women Missions Union of the Church. She was also a member of the South Auburn Grange #1188. She enjoyed making “Ugly Quilts” and “Sleeping Bags” for the homeless.

Surviving is her husband of 33 years, George Young Scott, Jr.; children, William “Bill” O. Nickels (Amy) of Manchester, TN, Terry L. Nickels (Sharon) of Rogersville, TN and Dottie Jeffers (Gary) of Limestone, TN; her step-children, George Young Scott, III of North Plainfield, NJ, Robert Allen Scott of North Plainfield, NJ, Douglas Bruce Scott (Peggy) of San Antonio, TX, Geoffrey Mark Scott (Gloria) of San Antonio, TX, Christopher James Scott of Houston, TX, Jonathan Carl Scott (Faith) of Mobile, AL and Maribeth Margaret Teel (John) of Tunkhannock; grandchildren, William O. Nickles, Jr., Anna Grace Nickels and Cooper Lee Nickels, all of Manchester, TN, Samuel Owen Nickels and Isaac James Nickels, both of Rogersville, TN; 23 stepgrandchildren and many stepgreat grandchildren; brother, Charles Wolfe (June) of Rogersville, TN; sisters, Geraldine West (James) of Rogersville, TN and Zelma Sue Craighead of Irwin, TX and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Owen E. Nickels (April 3, 1964); brothers, Robert J. Wolfe, Eural Lee Wolfe and Wayne Wolfe and sisters, Evelyn Wolfe, Joyce Ann Wolfe, Ruth Wolfe, Viola Wolfe, Lola Wolfe and Ruby Wolfe Clark.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, Jan. 4, at 11 a.m. at the South Auburn United Methodist Church with Pastor Pat Newhart of the church officiating. Family and friends may call at the church Friday, Jan. 4, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Arrangements were made through Sheldon Funeral Homes, Main St., Meshoppen.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial donations in Dorothy’s name to the South Auburn United Methodist Church, c/o Mrs. Karen Fuller, 334 Love Hill Rd., Meshoppen, PA 18630.

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