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Peggy Scott

May 9, 1931
September 9, 2021

Mrs. Peggy Louise McCary Scott, 90, of Birmingham, Alabama passed away September 9th, 2021. She was born at Mitchell Dam, near Verbena, Alabama on May 9, 1931. She is preceded in death by her father, Berlindon McCary, mother Jewel McCary, brother Jim, sister Nell(James), and her husband of 62 year James (Sonny) Scott. She is survived by her daughters Susan (Gary) Davis and Cary (Steve)DeLeonard. She leaves behind her grandchildren Caleb (Leslie), Zack, and Travis Davis and Steven (Tiffany) DeLeonard. She enjoyed time with her great-grandchildren Isaac, Elijah, and Lydia Davis and Charlie and Ellis DeLeonard. She also leaves behind sister-in-law Ann McCary and numerous nieces and nephews. She was an active member of North Park Baptist Church, formally Roebuck Park Baptist Church, for many years, where she served with children and missions. She was a graduate of Verbena High School and Alabama College (University o Montevallo) where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Masters of Education. She enjoyed her time at McAdory High School, Curry Elementary, Highlands Day School, various Birmingham City Schools as a teacher. She served with M Power Ministries, Serving You Ministries, and various adult literacy programs. Throughout her life, Mrs. Scott truly embodied the belief in the value of an education and tried to impart that belief on all those with which she had contact. A Celebration of Life service will be held Sunday, September 12, 2021at 2PM at NorthPark Baptist Church, 5700 Deerfoot Pkwy, Trussville, AL 35173. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to the North Park Baptist Church Missions Ministry.