Published 12:00 am Friday, September 18, 2009

Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his
commandments.” Psalms 112:1
Sunrise – October 13, 1932 Sunset – September 16, 2009
Rev. Lenzo Verlon Scott made his transition from earth to glory on September 16, 2009. Rev. L.V. Scott was born October 13, 1932 to the
late Toscar and Dosha (Thomas) Scott.
Rev. L. V. Scott confessed Christ and was baptized at an early age and united with Walnut Grove Baptist Church, Leesville, Louisiana under the pastorate of the late J.W. Gibbs.
received his Bachelor of Science degree and was conferred from Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana with a matriculation in Elementary Education. He also attained a Master’s plus 30 from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana
in Early Childhood and Adult Education and faithfully taught in Beauregard Parish School System for more than 30 years.
Rev. L.V. Scott was a very active member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church where he was licensed and ordained as a
Minister of the Gospel. In 1986, he was called and ordained as Pastor at Ellen Burr Baptist Church where he served faithfully for approximately 20 years.
Rev. L. V. Scott met the love of his life, Wilma Lee Sowells of West Rosepine,
and married on December 22, 1957. There union was blessed with six daughters, Lori, Yvonne, Lydia, Letrece, Lisa and Yolanda.
Rev. L. V. Scott was a man of principle and moral character who willingly and unselfishly gave of himself to
his family church and community where he served as Director at Beauregard School Employees Federal Credit Union, Louisiana Education Association, National Education Association, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Teacher for Congress of Christian Education
for Calcasieu Association, among others.
He leaves to cherish his memories: his devoted wife, Wilma Lee Sowells Scott of DeRidder; six daughters: Dr. Lori Scott Hunt of Port Arthur, Texas; Dr. Yvonne Scott Miller (Calvin) of
Lawrenceville, Georgia; Mrs. Lydia Scott Stewart (Ricky) of Monroe; Mrs. Letrece Scott Harris (Jackie) of Pine Bluff, Arkansas; Mrs. Lisa Scott Broussard (Michael) of Lawrenceville, Georgia; Mrs. Yolanda Scott Johnson (Terry) of Lawrenceville,
Georgia; 12 grandchildren: Dana Hunt of Lawrenceville, Georgia; Ricky Stewart of Monroe; Anthony Archield of Lawrenceville, Georgia; Jackie Harris, Jr. of Pine Bluff, Arkansas; Sarah Miller of Lawrenceville, Georgia; Joshua Harris of Pine Bluff,
Arkansas; Calvin Miller, Jr. of Lawrenceville, Georgia; Johnathan Harris of Pine Bluff, Arkansas; John Johnson of Pine Bluff, Arkansas; Cameron Miller of Lawrenceville, Georgia; Justin Johnson of Lawrenceville, Georgia; Jeremiah Johnson of
Lawrenceville, Georgia; and one great granddaughter, Jordyn Sumbler of Lawrenceville, Georgia.
Rev. L. V. Scott also leaves to cherish one sister, Cecille Young (Oscar) of New Braunfels, Texas and a host of nieces, nephews and
A celebration of life will be held on Friday, September 18, beginning at 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Ellen Burr Baptist Church, located at 1346 Pine Road.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September
19, at 1 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, located at 306 Tulley Street in DeRidder. Interment will follow at Old Cypress Cemetery in DeRidder.
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