Willie Mae Scott was born August 12, 1927 in Keithville, Louisiana to Eddie Williams and Ella Wells Williams. Willie Mae grew up in Keithville, Louisiana and graduated from H. B. Pendleton High in Marshall, Texas in 1944. After high school she attended Grambling State University in Grambling, Louisiana where she played basketball for two years.
She united with the Liberty A.M.E. Church under Rev. L. A. McDonald, in Sringridge, Louisiana at an early age. She moved to Kansas City, Kansas in 1955 and she was united in marriage to Albert Scott in 1960, they had one son, Dan Scott. She joined Calvary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. H. W. Bowen, later she united with the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. H. W. Bowen and Rev. Elijah Collins, now under the leadership of Rev. Sherman Hoston. Willie Mae worked in many ministries of the church, Usher, Mission Circle, member of the Adult Choir, she was also Super Attendant of the Sunday School for 30 years. She was a Foster Parent for many years. Willie enjoyed bowling, traveling, and being with her family.
Willie Mae 91 passed away October 16, 2018 at Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Albert Scott.
Left to cherish her memory her son, Dan Scott; four grandchildren, Lequita Scott; Marquita North; Alicia Scott; and Brandon Scott; four great grandchildren, Lukas Scott; Mathias Scott; Alijah Scott; and Josiah Scott; sisters, Ella W. Palmer of Shreveport, Louisiana; and Mary W. Garner of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; godchild, Zella Davis; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.