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Bettye Faye Scott

July 30, 1942 — June 18, 2023

Bettye Faye Cunningham Scott passed away at home after an extended illness. She was born in Dunlap, Tennessee, on July 30, 1942, to parents James Martin and Rebecca Thompson Cunningham and passed from this life on June 18, 2023. She was a member of the Baptist church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Bennett Scott; brothers, Jerry, John (Ann), and Jimmy Cunningham; sisters, Teady McMahan and Tommie Daniels and grandson, Bo Lynn McCormick. She is survived by children and their spouses, Telisa McCormick, Lori and Joe Nunley, Jenny Ford, Niki and Richard Crawford, Tyler and Jessica Scott and Jason and Lesa Scott; grandchildren, Jordan McCormick and Kayla, Beth and Joey Wilson, Ty Nunley, Mitch and Sandy Nunley, Cody Fults, Blathen Woodlee, Brynn Woodlee, Parker Griffith, Cooper Scott, Ember Scott, Landon Scott, and Brayden Scott; eleven great-grandchildren, Sky, Aden, Allie, Ryder, Marshall, Kyli, Knox, Kace, TC, Makinley and Skylar; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Iva Cunningham, Frances and John Bohr and Joyce Scott and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. She was blessed to have the friendship of very special caregivers, Judie Mifflin and Brenda Krinkle. Bettye had an impact on so many. She always met her family with open arms and an understanding heart. She was a fun and loving mother and later “Nonna” for her grandchildren, which she cherished greatly. During her many years as a mail carrier, she was always dedicated to serving her patrons and going above and beyond what was expected of her. She has many friends and a large family that will miss her deeply. A private graveside ceremony for family and close friends will be held at Shiloh Cemetery on Thursday, June 22, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. with Bro. Tommy Lusk officiating. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Meals on Wheels, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or your favorite charity. Online condolences may be left at www.highfuneralhome.com. High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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