Archive for May, 2013

Lorene Camp Scott

May 14, 2013
Lorene Camp Scott

Moss-Service Funeral Home

CULLMAN — Lorene Camp Scott

Funeral services for Lorene Camp Scott will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Moss-Service Funeral Home Chapel, with interment in Cullman City Cemetery immediately following services. Visitation and celebration of life will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Lorene Scott passed away Tuesday, May 14. She was born Jan. 14, 1923, in Cullman to Carl and Georgia Camp. She came from a large family of nine children. She was married to James C. Scott for 53 years and they had one daughter, Renee Scott Wright.

Lorene was known to the community for her hard work and her generosity to others, her love of life and devotion to God, family and friends. Her charity work began more than 60 years ago when she helped charter the VFW Auxiliary. She was active in so many organizations and charities that they are too numerous to name. Among those nearest and dearest to her heart were Christmas Love, which she found in 1988, the Pilot Club and Pilot Light Home for abused and neglected children. These and all others she dedicated her entire life to their service.

On May 7, 2005, Lorene was honored with a celebration of her life at the Col. Cullmann Room at Cullman Regional Medical Center. On that day it was declared by Mayor Donald Green and the Alabama Legislature to be Lorene Scott Day.

Lorene was one of the first members of St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church and continued on to her death.

She was proceeded in death by her mother and father; her husband; a son-in-law, Larry Joe Wright; and three brothers, S.C. Camp Jr., Fred Camp and Clifford Camp.

She is survived by her daughter, Renee Scott Wright; two grandsons, Larry Joe Wright Jr. and James Steven (Stephanie) Wright; three great-grandsons, Joseph, James and Jacob Wright; sisters, Mildred Reese Lamberth, Theolene Hill, Jean Roberson and Margaret Hamrick; brother, James K. (Mary) Camp; sister-in-law, Estelle Camp; and numerous nieces and nephews.

If one wishes, in lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Pilot Light Home; Chapel Hands Ministry – in care of Livingston Chapel United Methodist Church, 16609 County Road 222, Crane Hill 35053; or the hospice of one’s choice.

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Lorene Scott

May 15, 2013
‘Lorene Scott will leave a legacy’

Founder of Christmas Love passed away this week

By Lauren Estes The Cullman Times

A 90-year-old Cullman resident who was instrumental in working with abused and neglected children for many years, passed away on Tuesday.

Lorene Camp Scott transferred the Christmas Love program she founded to the Cullman Caring For Kids organization six years ago.

“When you’re obedient with little, God is going to give you much, and Lorene helped many children have a Christmas,” Nancy Bryant, assistant director of Cullman Caring for Kids , said.

“It’s always been about Cullman and children with Lorene,” Javon Daniel, Cullman Caring for Kids director, said. “She was a very sweet lady, one of the founder’s of the Pilot Club here and started the Pilot Lighthouse home, which was the abused children’s shelter. She started Christmas Love about 20 years ago, and Cullman Caring For Kids has had it for five years. She approached Cullman Caring For Kids about six years ago and asked us if we would help with it. It’s not a part of Cullman Caring For Kids, it’s an independent non-profit organization.”

Bryant has coordinated Christmas Love each year since, but expressed the significant difference Lorene Scott has made for abused and neglected children.

“Lorene Scott was a spearhead to so many programs and she’s leaving a legacy,” Bryant said. “She helped many children feel special and have a Christmas that maybe wouldn’t have otherwise.”

Daniel said even though she passed the her program over, she did not give up her involvement in making it the best it could be.

“Once she retired, she spent her time getting donations for Christmas Love. She was very community oriented,” Daniel said. “After the new board took over Christmas Love, she would call and say she got donations for this and that. She continued to work with the organization until she couldn’t because of her health. She was not only a good lady, she was a Godly lady and accomplished things with her persistence and heart for children.”

Lorene Scott passed away Tuesday, May 14. She was born Jan. 14, 1923, in Cullman to Carl and Georgia Camp. She was married to James C. Scott for 53 years and they had one daughter, Renee Scott Wright.

Funeral services for Lorene Camp Scott will be at 1 p.m. today, May 16, 2013, at Moss-Service Funeral Home Chapel.

Lorene Scott

It is with a sad heart that I inform you of the loss of our Sister Pilot Lorene Scott.  Lorene passed away early this morning and arrangements will be made today regarding her burial.

Tonight we will observe her passing with an opportunity for each member to donate $5 to the International Pilot project entitled “The Yellow Rose”.   Peggy Day and I have discuses planning a complete Club meeting dedicated to her marvelous work and generosity in the community.  After presenting it to the Board final plans will be shared with everyone.

Please keep Lorene’s family in your prayers.

Blessings for your day,

Rebecca Branch

Senior Citizens Bingo

Good News, the Topre Tour has been rescheduled for May 29, 1:30 PM; this is to accommodate those on the Savannah, GA tour with our Ann Fox.

Ladies, thank you for showing up at the Senior Citizens Bingo; those green shirts have paid off again.

Tuesday night three people from Woodland Sanctuary (a mental health facility in our community) will be attending our meeting as prospective members.  They Are Mary Letson, Tinia Millwood and Samantha Gibbs.  They saw you in action asked Patricia McGriff about becoming a member and so they are coming to look us over.  FRIENDSHIP AND SERVICE pay off every time.

Blessings,

Rebecca