Martha Lorene "Sister" Scott, 100, died on April 28. She was born in Walton County on May 11, 1910, to the late Robert Leonard Thompson, and the late Dora Louvenia Irwin Thompson. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Frank Vernon Scott; sisters, the late Christine Weldon, the late Dorothy Williamson, the late Mildred Bentley, the late Elaine Owens, the late Dora Mae Owens; and brother, the late Howard Thompson.
She was a member of the Thompson Sisters Trio and they were greatly admired for their musical ability. Along with their father, who was a published gospel song writer. During their long singing gospel career, they performed on television, radio, and locally. "Sister" was the pianist for the St. Stephens Methodist Church in Monroe for decades.
She was also a long time member of the Eastern Star. She was also employed in the retail business. She served her country during World War II at Bell Aircraft Corp., where she worked on the B-29 Superfortress that helped win the war. She was also a volunteer with the Walton County Hospital Auxiliary, known as the Pink Ladies.
She is survived by three generations nieces, nephews, cousins, and Sister-in-Law, Jeanette Scott of Athens.
Funeral services will be held today at 2:00 p.m. at St. Stephens United Methodist Church in Monroe with the Rev. Greg Butler (Pastor of Bible Baptist Church in Monroe) and Rev. William Lloyd (Pastor of St. Stephens United Methodist Church in Monroe) officiating.
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