Shirley Reagin Scott, age 82, of Lithonia, GA passed away Monday, February 6, 2012. She is preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Newton Scott, Sr; sister, Linda Delay; and brother, Neil Reagin. Shirley is survived by her son, Tim Scott of Dalton; daughter, Susan Harrisi of London, England; son, Ira Newton "Scotty" Scott, Jr. of Lawrenceville; sisters, Sue Cheek, Ernestine "Teen" Roberts, Musette Reagin, and Sybil Gilley; grandchildren, Sheryl Twitty and Christy Scott; and great grandchildren, Calista and Lucien Twitty. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, February 16, 2012 at Prospect United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Wadley, Rev. Eddie Herring & Rev. Grady Wigley officiating with interment following at the church cemetery. Mrs. Scott will lie in state beginning at 1:30. In lieu of flowers donations, in Shirley's honor, may be made to Safe Harbor Ministries Missions Fund, P.O. Box 726, Chatsworth, GA 30705 or Hi Hope Center, 882 Hi-Hope Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 PM, Wednesday, February 15, at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at

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  1. Scott Family,
    Shirley and Newt were such special friends early in our ministry years.May God bless you and keep you. Queon and Jackie Smith

  2. To Scotty, Tim, Susan and your families

    I have many fond memories of Aunt Shirley – she was always smiling, laughing, and caring for her family and friends. God Bless – Becky and Randy Dulaney

  3. All Scott Family:
    The Lord our God in the midst of thee is strong and mighty and will comfort and guide you into His perfect peace. Our hearts and minds keep our memories to cherish our loved ones. May His perfect rest carry you in your loss and trials.

  4. Tim, Susan and Scotty, I loved your MOM and DAD. Your Dad officiated at my and JB’s wedding 40yrs ago in April. They were so special to the Holly Springs UMC family as well to the Parks family.
    You were truly fortunate and blessed by God to have them for parents, Guy Dean

  5. Shirley, you will be greatly missed by all those whose lives you touched. May your legacy live on, continuing to minister the testimony of God’s life and love in you.

  6. Susie, Tim, Scotty,
    Please accept our heartfelt sympathy in your great loss. We so loved Newt and Shirley. May our loving Lord bless you all with precious memories and embrace you in His Love and His Peace.
    In Christ,
    Mary and Charles Chambers
    Canton First UMC

  7. I did not get to know her enough in my life but what I did get to know of her I loved very much. So sweet and so kind. A warrior for the Lord!!! My sweet cousin!!
    Love and sympathy to all the family!! Brenda Wilson Smith

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