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Thelma Scott

Thelma Lee Scott (Tarver)

Sunday, January 5th, 2020
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Thelma Lee Scott, age 88, of Corning, New York passed away on Sunday, January 5th, 2020 at St. Joseph Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born on September 10th, 1931 in Ozark, Alabama, the daughter of the late Ivee and Mary Martin Tarver. She married Lewis Alexander Scott, Sr. on October 18, 1958 in Elmira, NY. He predeceased her on January 25, 2018.

Thelma was a 1954 graduate of Tuskegee Institute with a Bachelor of Science in Institutional Management. She was employed with Corning Hospital as a dietitian; she was the epitome of work ethic during her tenure at the hospital, and was highly respected by the many people that worked for her and with her over the years. She received her 55 years of service recognition in 2009.

Thelma was a founding member of the Crystal City Social Club, and a member of the NAACP. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, notable trips to get ice cream. She enjoyed watching soap operas, western movies, kung fu movies, reading a good book, Perry Mason, and Murder, She Wrote.

Above all else she was fiercely committed to supporting and protecting her family. She raised her children with the utmost expectation. She made sure that her family was always provided for, affording her children the things she did not have growing up.

Thelma is survived by two sons: Lewis A. (Mary Gill-Scott) Scott, Jr. of Corning, NY and George (Paulette Braithwaite) Scott of Norfolk, VA; grandchildren: Jordan and Aidan Scott and Jacqueline Scott; 6 nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Thelma was predeceased by her sister: Ruth Hazel Tarver in March of 2017.

Her family wishes to thank the staff at St. Joseph Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility for their care, compassion, and friendship during her extended stay.

A memorial service will be held at Friendship Baptist Church, 120 Pearl Street, Corning, NY 14830 on Saturday, January 11, 2019 at 11:00am. She will be laid to rest along side her husband in Hope Cemetery, Corning.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Thelma's name may be sent to Tuskegee University, online: www.tuskegee.edu/support-tu/give or by mail: Tuskegee University Office of Advancement & Development,
P. O. Box 1304, Tuskegee Institute, AL 36087.

Kind words or fond memories may be shared at www.PhillipsFuneralHome.com



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    Saturday, January 11th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, January 11th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Friendship Baptist Church
    Address
    120 Pearl St
    Corning, New York 14830
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DOUGLAS C LEHMAN

Posted at 09:00pm
I want you to know that your mother and father was such a beautiful couple! My mother and I worked for your mother for about 13 years at Corning Hospital. My mother was Sandra Lehman and I am Doug Lehman. My mother passed May 7, 2016. we always talked about your mother. She was firm But she was Fair. I can still hear her say Lehman you know that does not go there. Lehman that is cross-contamination. She would say I have to go because Louie is picking me up. I will always think of your parents always. They were very special to me and my loving Mother. Know they are all in togather with our Savior. from the Lehman Family God Bless Mrs. Scott Family
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Richard J. Andrade

Posted at 09:59pm
I would like to offer the whole extended Scott family my condolences for your loss. It is never easy to lose a parent, a grandparent, and a friend. You are all in my prayers! I am sorry that I could not be in Corning to pay my respects in person. God bless you! - Rick Andrade
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