Esther Scott

Obituary of Esther Harvey Scott

Esther Harvey Scott, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away Saturday, January 30, 2021, at Kernersville Medical Center, after several months of decline.


Graveside Funeral Services celebrating her life will be held 1:00PM Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at the Shady Grove Wesleyan Church Cemetery for immediate family only. Masks and social distancing will be strictly observed due to Covid restrictions.


She was born on August 2, 1929 in Colfax, North Carolina to Carol and Geneva Harvey. Esther married Anderson L. Scott on August 9, 1947 and were married for 67 years. They raised two sons, William Anderson Scott and Robert Mark Scott. Esther was a homemaker and became a licensed practical nurse after attending Forsyth Technical School in mid-life.  She worked as a private duty nurse throughout Kernersville, Forsyth Memorial Hospital, and ended her career as an office nurse for Dr. Leo Record in Kernersville. Esther’s whole life revolved around Shady Grove Wesleyan Church, where she was a lifelong member with her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She served on the church’s board and sang in the choir for many years.  She cherished visits, family get-togethers, and especially calls from her grandchildren.


Esther is survived by her two sons, Bill Scott and wife, Bonnie, and Bob Scott and wife, Joy; grandchildren, Zachary Scott and wife, Amy, Christen Cline and husband, Allen, Rachel Stogner and husband Johnny, and Rebekah Nettles and husband, Cole; great grandchildren, Emma Kathryn, Colt, Justus, Hannah, Leah, Jacob, Alek, Liam, and Cohen; and two nieces and their children.


In addition to her husband and parents, Esther was preceded in death by her sister, Ruth Quiseberry.


A special note of appreciation to longtime friends Maxine Ballard Sellers, Phil Kirkman, and Jimmy Laughter.


In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Kernersville Shepherd Center or charity of choice.


Friends and family may view and sign the guestbook at


Graveside Service

1:00 pm
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Shady Grove Wesleyan Church Cemetery
119 North Bunker Hill Road
Colfax, North Carolina, United States