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Dorothy J. Scott

d. September 2, 2021

Dorothy J. Scott

Dorothy J. Scott, age 94, of New Bern, formerly of Asheville, passed away Thursday, September 2, 2021.

Mrs. Scott was born January 13, 1927, in Boston, MA. She graduated from Malden Hospital School of Nursing and worked most of her career as an RN.  Dorothy was a member of First Baptist Church of Asheville.   She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 yrs., George W. Scott; her parents, Thomas and Effie Kirby; her sister, Gladys Andrew; and her daughter, Carol M. Scott.

She is survived by her daughter, Susan S. Prather and husband Robert L., of New Bern.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 12, 2021, in West Memorial Park, 40 Roberts Street, Weaverville, NC. Reverend Leah Brown will officiate.

The family requests that memorials be made to First Baptist Church, 5 Oak St., Asheville, NC 28801 or 3HC Home Health and Hospice Care, 150 Teckon Way, Pollocksville, NC 28573.

West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave., Weaverville, NC, is in charge of local arrangements.

For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mrs. Scott’s obituary at

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