Barbara Scott, 78, known to the community as “Mom Barb” or “Babs” received her angel’s wings on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
She was the daughter of the late Ruth E. Hall and William Burton.
She retired from Delmarva Power & Light of Millsboro and was employed part-time at Short’s Marine. She graduated from Jason High School. She was a dedicated member of Dickerson Chapel AME Church, Millsboro, DE, where she served as a Steward, was a member of the finance Committee and a member of the Sr. Choir.
Barbara was known to feed the “Multitude” in the community. She was often referred to as “Meal on Wheels”. In her leisure time, she enjoyed Word Search books, watching Old Time Westerns with Aunt Rachel and her favorite past-time was spending time with her grandchildren & great-grandchildren. She was always available to lend a helping hand to someone in need.
Barbara was preceded in death by husband, John Scott, Sr., two sons: John Scott, Jr. and Bryan Scott; mother, Ruth E. Hall, and father, William Burton.
She leaves to cherish her memories: Sisters: Brenda Justice (Harold) of Millsboro, DE; Cecelia Dunning (Richard) of Dover, DE: 3 Daughters: Nikki Scott of Millsboro, DE, Nona Scott-Senghor of Glen Burnie, MD, and Leslie Scott of Georgetown, DE; 1 aunt-Rachel Powell of Dover, DE; 7 grandchildren LeAnne, Nichole, Alexis, Aaron, Tori, Tiffany & Jayda, and 5 great-grandchildren; Jeffrey, Jordyn, Amyre, Legacy, & Asiah. 2 nephews Richard & Kyle and one niece Tanya.
A viewing and visitation will be held from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at the Watson Funeral Home. 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE 19966. Her funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at the Dickerson Chapel AME Church, 28845 Dupont Blvd., Millsboro, DE 19966, where friends may view from 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM.
Interment will be private.