Mildred Pearlene Scott, 87, of Oakwood, a former resident of Corpus Christi, died on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009 in a Palestine nursing home. She was born Nov. 23, 1921 in Miami to Walter and Berthan Weehunt Penninger. She was a member of Tuloso-Midway Baptist Church and was active at the Senior Citizens Center in Corpus Christi.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Scott.

She is survived by her son, Wilford (Georgia) Scott of Corpus Christi; her daughter, Margie (Wayne) Murphey of Oakwood; seven grandchildren, Nathian, Victor, Terence and Jonathan Murphey, Darlene Eddins, Donna Ramirez and Wilford Scott Jr.; 15 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, in the Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Robert Simmons officiating. Burial followed in Christine City Cemetery in Christine.

Pallbearers were Nathian, Victor, Terence, Jonathan, Jordan, J.W. and Andrew Murphey, Micheal Scott and Andrew Eddins.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home