Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

Obituaries

April 9, 2012

Roselyn Bolton Scott

RUSK — Graveside services for Roselyn Bolton Scott, 87, of Rusk will be at Moseley Cemetery, Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at two p.m.   The Reverend Don Copeland will officiate under the direction of Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home in Rusk.

Ms. Scott was born February 4, 1925, in Rusk, Texas, to the late William Edward Bolton and Rose Annie Moseley Bolton.  She grew up in Rusk and graduated from Rusk High School in 1942.  After attending Tyler Junior College, Ms. Scott attended Henderson County Junior College.  She graduated in 1953 with an Associate Degree in nursing.  She worked at Rusk State Hospital for eleven years and Nan Travis Hospital. Ms Scott retired from Nan Travis Hospital after thirty two years.

Ms. Scott’s interests were many.  She loved cattle ranching, horses, and nature.  Her bowling team won tournaments state-wide and she was an avid tennis player.   She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Rusk and was instrumental in establishing the church library.

Ms. Scott was preceded in death by her parents, William Edward and Rose Bolton; a sister, Marie Bolton Gowin; and a brother and sister-in-law, Marion and Mary Ella Bolton.

Left to cherish her memory are cousins John Seguine Bolton and wife, Carroll of Kilgore; Dolores Miller Bryson, Rusk; Evelyn Bolton Ezell, Maydelle;  Eric Holmlin, Woodstock, N.Y.; Elizabeth Anne Rylander, Lubbock; Shannon Ezell, Jacksonville; great niece, Barbara Elaine Morgan and husband, Ricky; great, great niece and nephew, Alexis and Alex Morgan; numerous other family members and close friend and caregiver, Mollie Trotter Spears, who had been by her side for many years.

The family will receive friends at Wallace Thompson Funeral Home Tuesday evening, April 3, 2012 between 6 and 8 p.m.

If desired, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 255 S. Henderson St. P O Box 99, Rusk, TX 75785, or charity of choice.

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