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Nita Scott

November 1, 1955 — January 6, 2022

Nita Scott entered this life November 01, 1955, to Rubin and Christene (Houston) Gandy in Tahoka, TX. She passed from this life January 06, 2022, at 66 years of age, in Lubbock, TX.

Nita was a devoted wife, mama, and Nommie. Nita grew up in Tahoka, graduating from Tahoka High School. She married her true love Mike Scott, July 01, 1982. Nita worked for Texas Tech University, Natural Resources Management Department, as the Business Manager. Nita surely enjoyed her work and she sincerely loved and valued all her co-workers. Nita was a dedicated and hard worker; believing that she worked unto the Lord. For her Jesus, was a driving force and where she drew her immense strength from. Nita lived a life full of love, devotion, and tenacity. Nita loved, and admired, her brother and sister dearly. She encouraged her children and taught them to believe that they have the ability, through Jesus, to accomplish anything. Nita's grandchildren were the absolute joy of her life. She loved working in the yard, sipping coffee on the porch, painting, sketching, reading, and most of all; Serving Jesus.

We love you bunches Mama! LYB

Nita was preceded in death by her father Ruben Gandy, mother Christene Cockrell, husband Michael Scott, and 2 great-grandbabies, Everett & Aspen Kirkland. Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Tracey Chapman, Jeremy Stanley, and wife Amy; Shayne Scott and wife Krista, "KJR." Brother Kerry Gandy and wife Janet; Sister, Theda Gandy; Mother-in-law, Barbara Yelvington; 13 Grandbabies, Qrista and husband Matthew, Dalton, Sydney, Mackenzie, Derrick, Marlie, Kambree, Kylee, Brooklyn, Brady, Zoee, Addy, Oakee; and 3 great-grandbabies; Beau, Alice, and Hunter.

A memorial service, to celebrate Nita's life, is scheduled for Friday, January 14, at 11:00am, at Fresh Fire Fellowship Church, 3600 Frankford Ave. Lubbock, TX, with Ed Ainsworth officiating.

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