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Mr. Orville Earl Scott, Burkesville, KY (1929-2012)

He was a member of a highly regarded Hegira, Cumberland County, KY family. He leaves nine direct living descendants. He was of the United Methodist Faith, an Army Veteran of the Korean War and was a construction worker
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Mr. Orville Earl Scott, age 82, of Burkesville, Ky., passed away Monday July 9, 2012 at the Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 11amCT in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with Brother Brandon Thompson officiating. Burial will be in the Perkins Cemetery. Friends may call after 6pmCT, Thursday July 12, 2012 until the funeral hour Saturday.

Mr. Orville Earl Scott, Burkesville, KY (1929-2012)

He was born on Tuesday October 22, 1929 at the Hegira Community in Cumberland Co., KY, the son of Hubert Ples and Eunice Davidson Scott. He died Monday, July 9, 2012, in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY at the age of 82 years, 8 months, and 18 days.

He was of the United Methodist Faith, an Army Veteran of the Korean War and was a construction worker.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Bertie Lee Davis Scott, his brothers, Carvil Scott, Johnie Scott, and his sister Golda Booher.

He is survived by the following:
  • His daughters: Orvileen Dozier of Gallatin, Tennessee, and Beverly Dionne of Louisville, KY

  • Sisters: Mary Gustavia Lowhorn and Margie Melton both of Albany, KY

  • His brother: Billy Wayne (and Linda) Scott of Burkesville, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Mandy Dionne, Leslie Crane and Brandie Wilder

  • Four great grandchildren: Clay, Austin, Jordan and Makayla
Professional services provided by Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY Online condolences at

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Mr. Orville Earl Scott, Burkesville, KY (1929-2012)

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Mr. Orville Earl Scott, Burkesville, KY (1929-2012)

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