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Rains County Leader
May 31, 2005

Lois Templeton Scott

1913 - 2005

Lois Scott, 91, passed away at 9:30 a.m., May 26, at Sunny Springs Nursing Home in Sulphur Springs.  Private graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, in Brashear Cemetery in Pickton.   Lois Scott was born June 11, 1913, at Wellington, Texas, the daughter of Judge Robert Henry and Luttie (Gresham) Templeton. She married Lyle Dean Scott March 23, 1937. He preceded her in death August 11, 1980.   Her grandfather was Isaac Newton Gresham, a founder of the National Farmers Union, organized in Point in 1902. Prior to her death, it was her wish to see the completion of a historic monument of Newt Gresham in Point. Early this year, she had the opportunity to view the sculpted Gresham statue and gave the sculptor her approval.   She was a retired Federal Civil Service employee and a member of the First United Methodist Church.  Survivors include a sister-in-law, Travis Templeton, Wellington; five nieces, Bobbie Rhodes, Wellington; Barbara Shields, Grapevine; Mary Ann Pleasant, Pickton; Sally Roushey, Mesquite; and Lois Patterson, Memphis, Tenn.; three nephews, Dr. Joe Minter, Sulphur Springs; Tom Minter, Rowlett; and Lee Templeton, Amarillo.  She was preceded in death by four brothers, Robert, John, R.L., and Pat Neff and one sister Idabel Minter.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Sulphur Springs Meal-A-Day Program or the Pickton Community Center.