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Howell "Scotty" Scott

Obituary Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Howell "Scotty" Scott, age 81, of Martin, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2022.

Mr. Scott was born on June 28, 1940 in Stephens County, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Lola Bennett; son, William Kim Scott; god-son, Robin Lewallen; sister, Earlene Veal; brothers, Hoyt Bennett, Edwin Bennett, Gwen Scott; and mother and father-in-law, Bud and Selma Williams. He was a member of Hillside Baptist Church. Mr. Scott was never known by Howell, everyone called him Scotty. He served in funeral service for over the past 50 years, starting at Matthews Mortuary and including Church and Son Funeral Home, McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home, Wages & Son Funeral Home, Memorial Park Funeral Homes and serving the last seven years at Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory. When he first started in funeral service, Scotty was also in the second class in Habersham County to become a licensed EMT. Scotty had served six years in the Army National Guard, Toccoa Unit. But most importantly he was an avid Georgia Bulldogs fan, and he got to see them win their last and most recent championship. Scotty was an all-around great man, he was friends to all who knew him. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and brother. To know Scotty was to love Scotty.

Survivors include his loving wife of 57 years, Linda Williams Scott, of Martin; son, Howell Tim Scott, of Martin; god-son, Rodney Lewallen, of Mt. Airy; daughter-in-law, Tiffany Scott Jones, of Lula; grandchildren, Alex Scott, Rory Scott, Kaylee Scott and Miley Scott; brothers, Wayne Scott, of Toccoa; James Scott, of Toccoa; special friends, Grady and Phyllis Lewallen, and special nieces and nephews, who he loved dearly; and a host of wonderful friends, relatives, and co-workers.  

Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Hillside Baptist Church, 324 Level Grove Road Cornelia, Georgia 30531 with Rev. Mike Ross and Funeral Director Michael Shirley officiating.  

The family will receive friends during a reception following the service at Hillside Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Scotty's Memory to Leukemia and Lymphoma Foundation, LLS Georgia, PO Box 735317 Dallas, TX 75373-5317 or to Hillside Baptist Church 324 Level Grove Road Cornelia, GA 30531.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, North Chapel at 245 Central Avenue, Demorest, Georgia 30535. Telephone: 706-778-1700.

Funeral Date
01/22/2022 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel
Phone
(706) 778-1700
Address
245 Highway 441 S, P.O. Box 58, Demorest 30535
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