Carol A. Scott, 85, a former longtime resident of Orange, passed away Dec. 7, at Scott and White Hospital in Temple.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm, Sunday, Dec. 14, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. John Warren of First United Methodist Church in Orange. Burial will follow at Magnolia Cemetery in Beaumont. Visitation will begin at 12:00 pm, prior to the service.

Born in Beaumont, March 29, 1929, she was the daughter of Luther Wilson and Marguerite (Mantooth) Wilson. Carol was a lifetime member of First United Methodist Church and an active member with the United Methodist Women. She also helped her husband with the Scout Troop from the First United Methodist Church

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William L. Scott; uncle, Ralph Wilson and her sister, JoAnn Wingate.

She is survived by her son, Bill Scott, LTC U.S. Army retired, of Temple; grandchildren, Todd W. Scott and wife, Karen, Casey W. Scott and wife, Lydia, Victoria E. Scott; great-grandchildren, Brady Scott, Chance Scott, Abigail Scott, and Ensley Scott; brother-in-law, Nick Wingate, Sr. of Orange; and nephew, Nick Wingate, Jr. of Orange.