Lenzo Verlon "L.V." Scott

Rev. Lenzo Verlon Scott made his transition from earth to glory on September 16, 2009.  Rev. L.V. Scott was born October 13, 1932 to the late Toscar and Dosha (Thomas) Scott.


Rev. L. V.  Scott  confessed Christ and was baptized at an early age and united with Walnut Grove BaptistChurch, Leesville, Louisiana under the pastorate of the late J.W. Gibbs. He received his Bachelor of Science degree and was conferred from Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana with a matriculation in Elementary Education.  He also attained a Master’s from Northwestern and  plus 30 from McNeese State University in  Lake Charles, Louisiana in Early Childhood and Adult Education and faithfully taught in Beauregard Parish School System for more than 30 years. Rev. L.V. Scott was a very active member of Mt. Zion BaptistChurch where he was licensed and ordained as a Minister of the Gospel.  In 1986, he was called and ordained as Pastor at Ellen Burr Baptist Churchwhere he served faithfully for approximately 20 years.


Rev. L. V.  Scott met the love of his life, Wilma Lee Sowells in West Rosepine, Louisiana and married on December 22, 1957.  Their union was blessed with six daughters, Lori, Yvonne, Lydia, Letrece, Lisa and Yolanda. Rev. L. V.  Scott  was a man of principle and moral character who willingly and unselfishly gave of himself to his family church and community where he served as, Directors at Beauregard School Employees Federal Credit Union, Louisiana Education Association, National Education Association, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Teacher for Congress of Christian Education for Calcasieu Association, amongst others.


He leaves to cherish his memories: his devoted wife, Wilma Lee Sowells Scott of DeRidder, Louisiana; Six daughters: Dr. Lori Scott Hunt of Port Arthur, Texas; Dr. Yvonne Scott Miller (Calvin) of Lawrenceville, Georgia; Mrs. Lydia Scott Stewart (Ricky) of Monroe, Louisiana; Mrs. Letrece Scott Harris (Jackie) of Pine Bluff, Arkansas; Mrs. Lisa Scott Broussard (Michael) of Lawrenceville, Georgia; Mrs. Yolanda Scott Johnson (Terry) of Lawrenceville, Georgia; 12 grandchildren: Dana Hunt; Ricky Stewart; Anthony Archield,; Jackie Harris, Jr; Sarah Miller; Joshua Harris ; Calvin Miller, Jr.; Johnathan Harris; John Johnson,; Cameron Miller; Justin Johnson; Jeremiah Johnson; and one great granddaughter, Jordyn Sumbler.

Rev. L. V.  Scott leaves to cherish one sister, Cecille Young (Oscar) of New Braunfels, Texas; a uncle, Hoy Scott; two brothers-in-law, Roosevelt Sowells and Walter (Ella) Sowells, two sisters-in-law, Genell (Grover) Carter and Maxie (Dr. Tone) Johnson and host of nieces, nephews and friends.


A celebration of life will begin at 6:30 PM at Ellen Burr Baptist Church in Leesville, Louisiana. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 PM at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in DeRidder, Louisiana with Rev. George Harris officiating. Interment will be in Old Cypress Cemetery in DeRidder, Louisiana.

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