James Scott, 79

Published 7:08 pm Tuesday, August 17, 2021

James Windon “Jimmy” Scott, 79, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, at his home in Sardis.

Funeral services were Thursday, Aug. 19,  in the Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with interment at Forrest Memorial Park in Batesville. The family will be received friends Thursday morning.

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Jimmy was born June 8, 1942, in Tate County  to the late Tom Nolan and Sarah Elizabeth Wright Scott. He was a faithful and loyal construction worker for Talbot Brothers Construction Company for 35 years.

Jimmy is survived by his wife, Pam Mills Scott of Sardis; two daughters, Becky Raburn of Como, and Michelle Griffin (Matthew) of Batesville; two sons, Jim Scott (Candy) of Sardis, and Eddie Nolan (Melissa) of Sardis; 11 grandchildren, Samantha Raburn, Noah Scott, Joshua Russell, Joseph Alred, Patricia Russell, Shelley Alred, Katie Alred, Kristen Nolan, Jesse Alred, Austin Alred, Chance Welch; and seven great-grandchildren, Taylor Russell, Tate Rusell, Jaylen Bohanna, Wesley Dulin, Riley Gentry, Ava Rusell, and Kahela Dine.

Along with his parents, Jimmy was preceded in death by his son, Bubba Russell; four sisters, Annie Johnson, Kaye King, Lucy Holden, Grace Jackson; and two brothers, Lawrence Scott and Pinky Scott.