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Maurice M. Scott


Maurice M. Scott, 90, of Scammon, KS, died on Monday, June 12, 2023, at his home.

He was born May 3, 1933, in Weir, KS, the son of Raymond and Nelle (Merrick) Scott.

Maurice was a graduate of Cherokee County Community High School in Columbus, KS, Class of 1951, and lived in the Scammon area most of his life.

On May 19, 1956, he was united in marriage to Joyce Ann Ross in Columbus, KS.

Maurice served in the United States Army during the Korean War.

He was a farmer all of his life and was an active member of the South Broadway Baptist Church of Pittsburg.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Ann Scott, of the home; three children, Mark Scott and wife Debbie of Wellington, KS, Warren Scott and wife Charlotte of Scammon, KS, Janet Brooks and husband Steve of Columbus, KS; two siblings, Kent Scott, and Lida Oney; twelve grandchildren, Maranda Scott, Caleb Scott, Laura Froman, Luke Scott, Silas Scott, Samuel Scott, Ryan Wydick, Elizabeth Scott, Jacob Scott, Hannah Scott, Scott Brooks, Bree Stramel; and nineteen great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael Wayne Scott; sister, Jean Wright; two brothers, Wallace Scott and Keith Scott.

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 30, 2023, at the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in Weir, KS, with Pastor Dan Moss officiating. Inurnment will follow in the New Pleasant View Baptist Cemetery with Military Honors.

The family will receive friends at the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home of Weir from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, June 29, 2023.

Memorials may be made to the South Broadway Baptist Church or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice. These may be mailed to the funeral home, 104 W. Main Weir, KS 66781.

Services and arrangements are under the direction of the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home of Weir, KS.