November 16, 1910 ~ July 4, 2002

Born in: Buncombe County, NC,
Resided in: Marshall, NC

Hilda Duckett Scott, 91, formerly of New Leicester Highway, died Thursday, July 4, 2002. Mrs. Scott was born in Buncombe County and was a daughter of the late Caney and Betty Clark Duckett. She was preceded in death by her husband W. Bain Scott who died in 1990. She was a former textile inspector, a member of Union Baptist Church and a volunteer at Leicester Community Center. She is survived by one daughter, Harriett Scott Brown and her husband Gale of Marshall; two grandchildren, Gaylyn Johnson and her husband Marty of Marshall and Scott Brown and his wife Marquita of Leicester; four great-grandchildren, Rachel, Allison, Haley and Nathan and one sister, Annie Dee Garrett of Leicester. Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm Saturday at Union Baptist Church with the Revs. Bill Gillespie, Harold Cable and Charlie Freeman officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Her family will receive friends from 7 - 8:30 pm Friday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue and at other times will be at the home of Harriett and Gale Brown. Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Mountain Area Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.

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  1. Gaylyn and Scott and family,

    I just wanted you to know I’m sorry about your grandmother. I’m sure you have many wonderful memories to keep her near to your heart

  2. Hilda and Bain were loved by many and will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this time of grief.


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