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Margaret Ann Collins Scott

December 4, 1935 - May 19, 2020
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It is with regret we announce the passing of Mrs. Margaret Ann Collins Scott, age 84, of Fayetteville, TN. Margaret was born on December 4, 1935 to the late Mary Jane and Joe Leonard Self, Sr. in Limestone County, AL. She passed away on May 19, 2020, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Margaret was a long time member of the Park City Baptist Church, she was a faithful servant to the Lord and her church. She was known for her chocolate pies and her love of cooking.

Margaret is survived by her husband, Jack Scott; daughters, Barbara (Troy) Stephens of Fayetteville, TN, Teresa (Roger) Cothren of Ardmore, TN, and Sherry (Gary) Moyers of Fayetteville, TN; grandchildren, Staci Corder, Amie (Matt) O’Neal, Mandy Hoffman, Michael (Brea) Cothren, Alie (Thumper) Pigg, and Steven (Brittany) Moyers; great grandchildren, Anna Beth O’Neal, Will O’Neal, Regan Corder, Riley Corder, Joey Patrick, Jessie Patrick, Laken Cothren, Bailey Cothren, Rylan Cothren, Jessa Pigg, Nolan Pigg, and Killian Moyers; brother, Joe (Minnie) Self of Ardmore, TN; step children, Terri (Gary) Tipps, Tim (Nicole) Scott, and Traci (Jeff) Owens, all of Fayetteville; and caregiver, Janice Smith.

In addition to her parents, Margaret is preceded in death by her first husband, Jessie Louis Collins; great grandchild, Tristan Moyers; and sister, Jean Mullins.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic there will be no public gathering at this time. A private family service will be held at Malone Cemetery, with Bro. Don Russell officiating. The family invites you to share memories at

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Park City Baptist Church, 2809 Huntsville Highway, Fayetteville, TN 37334, Alzheimers Association, 478 Craighead Street #200, Nashville, TN 37204, or Lincoln County Hospice, 2250 Thornton Taylor Parkway, Suite B, Fayetteville, TN 37334.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Margaret Ann Scott.

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