Sherwood Scott

Published 5:43 am Thursday, June 11, 2020

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William Sherwood Scott, 82, of Elizabeth City, died June 5, 2020 at his residence.   A native of Johnston County, he was born September 14, 1937 to the late Russell Scott and Sadie Wheeler Scott and was the husband of Anna L. Scott of the residence. Sherwood served his country honorably in the U. S. Army  and following his service worked at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. He was a member of Corinth Baptist Church where he was a member of the Singletary Sunday School Class, and the Senior Adult Choir.

Sherwood is survived by wife Anna; daughters Patricia Scott and Sandra Chambers and husband Leon; son David Scott and wife Lesley; grandchildren Angela Clark, Bradley Chambers, Sarah Scott, Shelby Scott, Jared Scott; four great-grandchildren; and sister Wanda Artrip and husband George. He was preceded in death by sister Joyce Boyette and brother Charles Scott.

A funeral service was held June 9 at Corinth Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Dr. Farren Roper. Memorial donations may be made to Corinth Baptist Church, 1035 US 17 South, Elizabeth City, NC 27909, Community Hospice, 1601 North Road Street, Suite B, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 or the charity of one’s choice. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family. Condolences may be sent to

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