Shirley H. Scott

February 24, 1941January 6, 2019

Shirley H. Scott, a resident of Warrior, Alabama, was born in Jefferson County, Alabama on February 24, 1941 and passed away peacefully on January 6, 2019 at the age of 77.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Sophia Gowins; Bill Hammonds, Edward Desmond, and her late husband, R.C. Scott; one daughter, Deborah Desmond; two brothers, William Gowins and Paul Gowins, and one sister, Marie Reno.

Shirley is survived by three daughters, Karen Desmond, Kim Hatfield and her husband Scott, and Dawn Bova; one son, David Desmond; brother, Curtis Gowins and Sister Sara Smith; several other family members and a host of friends. Special thanks to her caregivers, Drinda Peeples and Sara Smith.

Services will be held at Ridout’s Gardendale Chapel on Thursday, January 10, 2019 with a time of visitation to begin at 1:00pm; funeral service at 2:00pm, followed by her burial in Oakwood Memorial Gardens, Gardendale, Alabama. Service will be officiated by Dr. Oliver Harper.


  • Visitation Thursday, January 10, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 10, 2019

Shirley H. Scott

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