Funeral service for James Edward Scott, age 72, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 3 PM on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at Higgins Funeral Home with Pastor Ennis Hyman officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be from 1 PM until 3 PM on Sunday at Higgins.
James was born on December 26, 1947 in Lincoln County, Tennessee to the late Thomas Edward and Sarah Jamey Edmison Scott. He owned and operated Scott’s Upholstery in Fayetteville, TN and was a member of the Hope Assembly Church. Mr. Scott enjoyed hunting, fishing, building log cabins, and tending to his family farm. James passed away on January 30, 2020 at St. Thomas West in Nashville.
Survivors include his daughters, Vangie (Ralph) Holsted of Manchester, TN, and Megan (Nathan) Browning of Fayetteville; son, Thomas Scott of Nashville, TN; brother, Ronnie Scott of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Breann Holsted, Blaine Holsted, and Piper Browning; niece, Ronica Scott (Drew) Crouch; nephew, Brent Scott; and many beloved cousins.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. James Edward Scott.