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07/16/10 - NNHS Newsletter -
Jean Reynolds Scott

Jean Reynolds Scott
(21 Apr 1920 - 23 May 2010)

Martinsburg High School (WV) Class of @ 1947

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,  

   Once again we bring you sad news. 
Jean Reynolds Scott, mother of     Wade Scott ('66) of MO, Candy Scott Boney (Ferguson HS) and Deedee Scott Jamison (Ferguson HS) and of the late Pam Scott Willis (Ferguson HS), passed away in Newport News on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 at the age of 85. 

From the Daily Press - 07/16/10:   

                    Jean Reynolds Scott



NEWPORT NEWS - Jean Reynolds Scott, 85, passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2010.

One of 12 children, Jean grew up in the mill town of Martinsburg, W.Va., during the Great Depression. She graduated from Martinsburg High School before moving to Newport News, Va., when she was 18 years old.

During WWII, Jean trained as a United States Nurse Cadet at Elizabeth Buxton Hospital. She spent most of her adult life working as a registered nurse. She loved her profession and talked about its joys and difficulties often. With her husband, Beanie, she also raised four children.

Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Beanie Scott; daughter, Pam Willis; six brothers; and five sisters.



She is survived by her son, Wade Scott and wife, Joanne; daughters, Candy Boney and husband, David and Deedee Jamison and husband, Doug; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren who knew her as 'Nanny'.

Jean is remembered primarily as a woman who loved music and community. She played piano at Chestnut Memorial United Methodist Church for many years. She was past Matron and pianist for the Emera Chapter #31 of the Eastern Star and was also a member of York Chapter #110 of the Eastern Star and was appointed Grand Organist by the Grand Chapter Eastern Star of Virginia. She also volunteered to play music for many other churches and organizations across the Tidewater region. Jean was known among her family for her infectious laugh, her collection of angels, her unquenchable sweet tooth, her love of game shows, her arresting candor, and her creative fruit cocktails. Most of all, she is remembered as someone who had an uncanny gift for making people laugh with her. She will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.

An Order of the Eastern Star service will be held at 6:45 p.m. Friday, July 16, 2010, at Chestnut Memorial United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends until 8:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 17, also at Chestnut Memorial with the Rev. Bob Gochenour and the Rev. Rita Staul officiating. Burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park.

Memorial donations may be made to Chestnut Memorial United Methodist Church, 1024 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601.

Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at

Published in Daily Press from July 16 to July 17, 2010.
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July 16, 2010

It is with overwhelming sadness that I write this. Jeannie was such a wonderful friend and "sister" in Eastern Star. Her smile brightened every room she was in and her music warmed every heart. The last time I saw her was at lunch with her daughter and of course I got a big hug and a beautiful smile. Our world has been a much better place with Jeannie as part of it and now she has joined the angels that she loves so much. My heartfelt sympathy to your family. Love,

July 16, 2010

Jean was in the Grand Family, OES, under the leadership of Joyce R. Clark and Simeon Phipps. A lovely lady, always smiling! - She will be missed but memories are a great asset. She could truly play that piano. Our love to your family during your loss. Sorry we cannot be at funeral. Our love and prayers. Lois & George Williams, Appomattox Chapter #10, OES

~ Lois & George Williams, Appomattox, Virginia

July 16, 2010

  My thoughts and prayers are with your respective families during this difficult time.

July 16, 2010

Deedee, Now I know where you get that Angel collection desire from! I will always remember your mom's laugh and ability to get along with everyone. I know you cherished every moment with her and it showed. You guys were lucky to have such a great relationship. See you tonight.
~ Cathlyn Simpson McPoland, Hampton, Virginia

July 16, 2010

Wade and Family:

Chuck and I are so very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother - she was a wonderful lady and lucky to have such a great family.

Our thoughts and prayers are with each one of you. Hopefully the love you share and memories of all the fun times you have had will see you through this difficult time.

Chuck and Marilyn Springfield

~ Marilyn Springfield, Newport News, Virginia

July 16, 2010

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

~ LaMon Bibbs, St. Louis, Missouri 

July 16, 2010

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

~ LaMon Bibbs, St. Louis, Missouri 

July 16, 2010

Candy, Deedee and Wade--I'm so sorry I can't be with you this weekend. Aunt Jeanie was such a great, fun lady to be around. My fondest memories of her are as she bounced around on the piano stool playing as those of us standing around sang gospel music and laughed as we carried on as only a crowd of Reynolds relatives could do. As one of the older Reynolds grandchildren I can remember her as a young woman and she and the other 2 "J's", Joyce and Junie seemed to always be laughing when they were still girls at home. May her last travels lighten her way and may she find her loved ones waiting for her there!
Love You All, Rachel Wright and family

~ Rachel Wright, Bridgewater, Virginia  

July 16, 2010

Jerry and I want you to know that you and your family are in our hearts, and we pray that you will find comfort in your memories of your mother and the family love you shared. We did not know her, but, from what we have read about her, she was a grand lady. To have raised a son like you also says much about her. We hope to see you and give you our love in person.

Jerry and Judy Allen


July 16, 2010

We were sorry to hear about your Mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

~ Mike & Linda Starnes, Newport News, Virginia

July 17, 2010

Wade, Candy, and Deedee,
I am so sorry to hear about the lose of your Mother. We worked together many years ago at the VA hospital and she was such a wonderful lady. Wade, I remember you as "Weanie", our paper boy. We lived around the corner from you on Rolfe Place. Jean and I often rode to work together. Many times she would be playing the piano when I came by. She will be greatly missed.
Bobbie Hardison

~ Unsigned 

July 17, 2010

Candy, DeeDee and Wade,
Jeannie had left a great void in our lives. She was a good friend. I loved her funny stories, listening to her play the piano, and our crazy "weather reports" to one another. She was a beautiful woman inside and out. Her laughter was infectious.

~ Janice Edwards, Newport News, Virginia

July 17, 2010

DeeDee, Candy and Wade,
I'm so sorry to hear about your mom's passing. I have fond memories of your mom as far back as I can remember when they lived beside Helen and Bernie. I just saw the obit or I would have been there. I hope you find comfort knowing she is in heaven with the Lord and everyone she loves. I'll keep you all in my prayers.

July 17, 2010

To All.....Jean was THE BEST when it came time for giving shots or vaccinations at the Newport News Health Department. I know, because she stuck me quite a few times and always gave me a piece of candy after the shot. Jean was good at what she did, and did so with a cheerful spirit......
Gene Harmon, Newport News Health Dept.

~ Unsigned 

July 18, 2010

Wade, Candy, and Deedee and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Your mother was a GREAT lady. She is a big part of my memories of Chestnut. I remember when I was a little girl and I loved when she would come in and play the piano for us. And my grown children got to enjoy the same thing. My whole Family just loved Mrs. Scott. She will be truly missed.

~ Becky Hicks Camacho, Hampton, Virginia  

July 19, 2010

  Dear Wade and family,
Please accept my sincere condolences upon the loss of your dear mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
I know you will be comforted by all the wonderful memories you have of your mom and you can take immense pride in the legacy she leaves.
Joe Wingo

~ Joe Wingo, Charlotte, North Carolina 

July 20, 2010




   Our deepest sympathies are extended to the entire Scott family and their friends at this difficult time.

  From Fran Heath Scott ('62) of VA - 07/18/10:

... Peggy Manning ('50) (first cousin of my late husband,     Tommy Scott - '61) (26 Sept 1942 - 05 Jan 2010) and I were together yesterday for the funeral of   Jean Scott (Tommy and Peggy's last aunt) and the mother of    Wade (Weenie) Scott, NNHS - 66..... He and his wife, Joann, moved to Wentzville, Missouri a number of years ago. It's been a tough 6 months for him, Peggy, and me because we have been so close...... and Weenie's second trip to N.N. for a funeral in such a short time.....

   I'm so sorry, Fran - your family has endured more than its share of pain lately.  Thank you for sharing this with us.

  Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!  We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol





Carol Buckley Harty

Come, Ye Disconsolate

Words by Thomas Moore; alt. by Thomas Hastings
Music by Samuel Webbe

Come, ye disconsolate, where'er ye languish.
Come to the mercy seat, fervently kneel.
Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish;
Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.

Joy of the desolate, light of the straying,
Hope of the penitent, fadeless and pure!
Here speaks the Comforter, tenderly saying,
"Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot cure."

Here see the bread of life; waters flowing
Forth from the throne of God, pure from above.
Come to the feast of love; come, ever knowing
Earth has no sorrow but heaven can remove.

"Come, Ye Disconsolate" midi courtesy of - 10/06/05

"Come, Ye Disconsolate" lyrics courtesy of - 10/06/05

Greg Olsen Paintings courtesy of 03/15/05

Navy Seal clip art courtesy of - 05/29/06

Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of Steve Silsby (Ferguson HS - '72) of NC - 12/14/05
Thanks, Steve!

Silver Scroll Divider Line clip art courtesy of - um, I cannot seem to locate that information at the moment.....

Order of the Eastern Star Emblem courtesy of - 12/20/07

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