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Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home & Guilford Memorial Park

6000 W. Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC

OBITUARY

Henry Alvord Scott Jr.

April 21, 1931September 9, 2020
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Henry Alvord (H.A.) Scott, Jr. born April 21, 1931, to the late Henry Alvord Scott, Sr. and Margaret White Scott in Mebane, N.C., passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at Pennybyrn at Maryfield in High Point, N.C. after a year of declining health.

Henry proudly served his country while in the United States Army during the Korean War and was the recipient of Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, and National Defense Service Medal with two Bronze Service Stars.

After his service in the Korean War, Henry graduated from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C., in 1957.

He was a member of Jamestown United Methodist Church and former member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church. Henry worked in the research department of Burlington Industries until his retirement in 1993 and owns Pine Lake Mobile Home Park, Mebane, N.C.

Henry enjoyed helping others, forestry, traveling, vacationing at Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. with his wife and family and being involved in his grandchildren’s lives.

In addition to his parents, Henry was preceded in death by his brother, Paisley White Scott and wife, Dorothy Smith Scott and sister, Margaret Graham Scott Holleman and husband, Ivan Holleman, Jr. Henry is survived by his wife of 57 years, Gilda Mae Cox Scott; daughters, Annelda Maeree Scott McGinn and husband, William Eugene McGinn, DeLynn Rae Scott Pugh and husband, Tracy Scott Pugh; grandchildren, Johnna Elise Cranford and husband, Zackary Charles Cranford, Landon Scott McGinn, Aidan Scott Pugh; sister, Nancy Jane Scott Fuller and husband, Walter Erwin Fuller, Jr. and nieces and nephews.

Those who wish to pay their respects to Mr. Henry Scott may visit from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m., Monday, September 14, at Hanes Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel, 6000 West Gate City Boulevard, Greensboro, N.C.

A private graveside service will take place at Guilford Memorial Park with Rev. Gene Dean officiating.

The family wishes to express heartfelt thanks to the nurses and staff at Pennybyrn for their care of Henry.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Henry’s memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Online condolences may be shared by visiting www.haneslineberryfhsedgefield.com.

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Lola Gammon

September 17, 2020

So sorry, Mr. Scott was a very good man and cared about his neighbors. He walked the walk and so many people were touched by how generous and kind he was toward them. He will be greatly missed. Prayers to family and friends. He also had a very strong woman by his side that he loved dearly.

Jimmy Gammon

September 16, 2020

Sorry to hear of mr Scott’s passing, prayers to family. He was a good man.

Ivan Holleman

September 13, 2020

H.A. was my Uncle and I always enjoyed his calm demeanor and good humor, even when it was clear he was not in the best of health. He and Gilda and always made an effort to come to see me and my family when we were in the area and we always enjoyed our brief visits together. Our condolences to all the extended H.A. Scott Family.

Ivan and Charlene Holleman

Adrienne Egerton

September 12, 2020

Mrs. Gilda, DeLynn, Scott and Aidan,
Praying that God comforts and strengthens each of you during your time of loss. Sending you love, hugs and prayers. Love you!!!
~Adrienne Egerton

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