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Bettye Scott, age 68, of Sweetwater, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013 at Hendrick Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Carey officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Bettye was born on April 8, 1945 in Hubbard, Texas to R. K. and Elvan (Smith) Jackson. She married Eugene Scott, Sr. on April 22, 1965 in Sweetwater. She worked for U.S. Gypsum for 22 years before retiring.
Bettye is survived by three daughters, Lynn Scott and husband Ronald Glenn Jerrols of Houston, Cicley Scott of Sweetwater and Mandy Diggs of Houston; four sons, Eugene Scott, Jr., Dominique Diggs and wife Danielle, Michael Diggs, Jr., and Staccee Diggs and wife Valerie; five grandchildren, Latasha Jerrols, Danyia Jerrols, Ronald Jerrols, Jr., Andriena Juarez and Ashley Diggs; 31 great-grandchildren; god-daughter, Marilyn Hunt; two sisters, Peggy Jackson and Gloria Jackson-White; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, R.K. and Elvan Jackson; and her husband, Eugene Scott, Sr.
Pallbearers will be Joe Ed Franklin, L.T. Franklin, Steven Carter, Tanner Engel, Fabian Rainer and T.C. Goodman.
Honorary pallbearers will be Eugene Scott, Jr., Dominique Diggs, Mike Diggs and Staccee Diggs.