Marian Frances (Frankie) Scott, age 95, passed away at Briarcliff Health Center in Greenville, March 17, 2020. She was born October 23, 1924 to parents Hayden and Annie Turner.
Two sisters, Marie Turner Boggs, Doris Ruth Turner and one brother Roland Turner preceded her in death. The Turner family lived on their farm East of Wolfe City. Frankie attended Wolfe City Public Schools and graduated in the class of 1941. After graduation Frankie worked in Dallas for a short time where she met her husband to be, John Hudgins from Sherman. They moved back to Wolfe City, joined the First Baptist Church, where she still belongs today. John was employed by Texas Tag and Specialty Company and Frankie worked for Henington Publishing Company then she joined the staff of the Wolfe City National Bank until retirement. She lost John in 1977 to heart disease.
Frankie married B.W. (Doc) Scott in 1979, just in time to be a grandmother. Frankie became a mother to Doc’s daughter and son. Doc’s son and his wife had a baby boy, Jake, on January 9, 1980, just weeks after Frankie and Doc married. She was blessed with 2 nephews, Billy and Gary Boggs, 2 great-nephews, 4 great nieces and one great-great-nephew. She has two granddaughters by Wanda and Buddy Brown – Lisa and Cecile, and 2 grandsons, Jake and Brett, by Bennie and Judy Scott. Frankie was blessed with many friends in Wolfe City who loved and cared for her.
Frankie loved to read and was a student of the Bible and often shared her knowledge with others. She was lifetime member of the Eastern Star where she served in many responsible offices and positions. She also volunteered her time with the Mt. Carmel Cemetery Association.
Much of her life was spent doing for others, including each member of her family in their later years. She was a loving caregiver to family and friends and a faithful worker in the Baptist Church. Through the years, her devotion to the church caused her to take her responsibilities to the community and church seriously. Frankie was a loving, fun person, full of wisdom and love for all.
There will be an informal viewing will be Sunday, March 22, 2020 from 1:00 until 4:30 P.M. at R.W. Owens Funeral Home in Wolfe City. Interment will be on Monday, March 23, 2020 in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Wolfe City.
We are requesting that you limit the size of the gathering during the viewing due to concerns regarding the current health crisis. Please feel free to come and pay your respects but limit your contact with others as per recommended guidelines from the CDC. There will be a public memorial service at a later date.