Louise Scott Williamson, 88, passed away Friday, September 4, 2020 at Greenwood Leflore Hospital. A private family graveside services will be held at Odd Fellows Cemetery with Rev. Steve Fortenberry officiating.
Louise was born in Mantee, MS to T B and Jeffie Nickels Scott. She graduated from Cumberland High School in Cumberland, MS and Draughn’s Business College in Greenwood. She worked as a bookkeeper for Fred T. Neeley and later owned and operated Delta Upholstery with her husband which was open for 47 years. She had been a very active member of First Presbyterian Church where she was a deacon and served on various other committees. She had also been a member of a local garden club and volunteered for the Museum of the MS Delta.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, David Earl Williamson and her son David Earl Williamson, Jr.
Mrs. Williamson is survived by her daughter, Linda Williamson Swider (David) of Carrollton; granddaughter, Anna Swider Avant (Ben) of Memphis; Grandson, David Swider, Jr. of Oxford, two grandchildren, Noah Finch Avant and Rebecca Louis Avant of Memphis and two sisters, Delle Scott of Greenwood and Ann Scott Fondren of Montpelier.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s research hospital, French Camp Academy, First Presbyterian Church or the charity of donor’s choice.
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