Jean Bundy Scott, 97, of Blacksburg, died Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at Kroontje Health Care Center.
She was born in Wilmington, N.C., on Feb. 18, 1924, to Mattie Reid Bundy and Edgar E. Bundy.
She grew up in Elizabeth City, N.C., where she graduated from high school. She attended Duke University where she graduated with an R.N. degree in 1947.
She met her future husband, Frank Scott, while both were working on the psychiatric ward at Duke University Hospital. Jean helped support their family while Frank completed his DEd at the University of Georgia.
Subsequently they lived in Hiwassee, Tenn., Gainesville, Ga., Athens, Ga., Greeneville, N.C., Wise, Va., and finally Radford. In Radford, Jean resumed her nursing career, working as a psychiatric nurse at St. Alban’s Hospital. In retirement, Jean and Frank moved to Floyd and then to Warm Hearth in Blacksburg.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Frank Alexander Scott, and by two sisters, Alice Daniels and Ruth Hallman. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Linda Scott and Tom Woodard, of Blacksburg. and Betsy Scott and William Baker of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; her son and daughter-in-law, Frank Alexander, Jr., and Alexis Scott of Lexington, Kent., six grandchildren: Scott and Kendall Woodard, David (Jennifer) and Alex (Crystal) Scott, and Brian and Matthew Ford; and six great-grandchildren: Lila and Margo Scott, Wesley, Thomas, and Helen Scott, and Easton Ford. She also leaves behind a special friend, Mary Miller, and her many friends who cared for her at the Kroontje Health Care Center.
She was a member of Blacksburg United Methodist Church and a former member of Grove Methodist Church, Radford, and Floyd Methodist Church, Floyd. She was a self-taught artist and enjoyed painting.
A private memorial service will be held at McCoy Funeral Home with burial to follow in Sherwood Memorial Park in Salem. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Warm Hearth Employee Emergency Assistance Fund or Employee Growth and Development Fund. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.