Illma Ann Scott
November 5, 1946 - January 6, 2014
Illma Ann Scott, 67, of DeRidder, LA passed from this life on Monday, January 6, 2014.
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Zachary; her daughters, Shree’ Simpson Edwards of Moss Bluff, LA, Carla Simpson Barrie(husband, Kenneth) of Raleigh, NC, Jamie Simpson Williams(husband, Keith) of Raleigh; and son Nathan Scott of Raleigh, NC. Ann is survived by 7 grandchildren: Carla’s(Brioni, Ryan, Jairus, and Jamin), Shree’s(Brittany), and Jamie’s(Jayden and Kayla); her sisters, Alvia Jean Ramsey, Lois Jean Jenkins, and Hytha Laverne Grimble; her brother, Ovie Lewis Randolph; her nieces, Alonna Chell Richards, Sharmagne Taylor, Mellinee Wynette Grimble and many others. Illma was preceded in death by her adoptive parents(Louis and Illma Gertrude Blair), her biological parents(Alvin and Sarah Randolph) and several other siblings.
In 1969, Illma Ann was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. She was disabled by Early-onset Alzheimers’ disease in the mid 2000's, but from that time back to the early years of the 1970’s, she enjoyed the door-to-door ministry with family and friends in the Jasper, Texas and DeRidder areas. Her favorite pastimes were gardening, cooking/baking, and watching old movie musicals.
A Memorial Service for Illma Ann will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Rosepine, LA(17440 Lake Charles Hwy/171).