1923 - 2013
Published: January 8, 2013
Leta Mae Bland Scott was born on Sept. 29, 1923. She was born in Merkel, Taylor County, Texas, to Arthur and Ethel Elizabeth Hatfield Bland.
She became professor of Christian faith at the young age of 12 and continued to share her faith to death.
Leta passed from this life on Jan. 5, 2013.
She was married to Clyde Scott on Feb. 3, 1946. Clyde preceded Leta in death on July 20, 2002.
To their union they were blessed with the birth of three daughters, Jill, Joan and Janice.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Dorman, Vernon, Buford and Belvin; five sisters, Neva Randolph, Marie Prophet, Belva Axton, Juanita Carter and Gwynetha Cochran; and one son-in-law, Nelson West.
She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Jill Still and husband, Larry, of Seligman, Mo., Joan White and husband, Jerry, of Cave Springs, Ark., and Janice Fryer and husband, Steve, of Centerton, Ark.; and six grandchildren and their families, Paula Still Gordon and husband, Shane, and their children, Graham and Bailey, Stephnei West Berry and husband, David, and their children, Kristopher, Harper and Ashley, Paul Still and children, Ethan and Evan, Scott Fryer and wife, Cindy, and their children, Lauren and John Chase, Wendy Fryer Sooter and husband, Chris, and their children, John Blake and John Samuel, and Jamei West Hopper and husband, Clint, and their children, William, Hanna and Hailey.
Leta enjoyed quilting, sewing and genealogy. She and her husband were involved for many years in the work of the Gideons International and their church, Freewill Baptist Church of Rogers.
She loved her family and was a great "Granny" to her grand- and great-grandchildren.
Funeral visitation will be on Tuesday, Jan. 8, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Rogers Freewill Baptist Church, with services to follow at 1:30 p.m. at the same location. Pastor Eddie Davis will be officiating.
Memorial remembrances may be made to Gideons International.
Arrangements made by Epting Funeral Home of Bentonville.
Online condolences: www.eptingfuneralhome.webs.com.