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Josephine G. Scott, 87
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McMinnville resident and Warren County native Josephine G. Scott, 87, was born March 29, 1930 and died April 20, 2017 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville following a brief illness.
Retired from McMinnville Garment Company and Century Electric, and a member of The Church of God, she was the daughter of the late Mack and Hallie Davis George. She was married to Thomas Franklin Scott, who preceded her in death on June 15, 1991. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas Edward Scott and Willard Scott; grandson Jason Scott; and brothers and sisters, Cleo George, Ed Williams George, Powell George, Jack George, Jeff George, Ruby Dodd, Jay George, L.B. George, Elva Jean Murphy and Franklin George.
She is survived by two children, Wilma Gibbs of McMinnville and Beverly JoAnn Dixon and husband Thomas of McMinnville; five grandchildren, Michelle Andres, Allen Gibbs, Denali Hale, David Scott and Jerry Dixon; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, in High’s Chapel with Brandon Hale and Danny Hale to officiate. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2 to 9 p.m., and from 10 a.m. until the time of service Wednesday at High’s. Online condolences may be made at
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.