Frances Scott Robertson

Funeral services for Frances Scott (Scottie) Bostick Robertson, 95, of Indianola will be at 3:00 p.m., Friday, June 1 at the First United Methodist Church in Indianola, MS.  She died at her home in Holly Ridge on Friday, May 25.  Arrangements are under the direction of Boone-Card Funeral Home, Indianola.

Born in Greenville, MS to Alexander (Xan) Bostick and Edna Kirk Scott Bostick on August 27, 1922, she grew up in Benoit, MS. She attended MSCW and Southwestern College, now Rhodes College in Memphis, TN where she was a member of Chi Omega Sorority.  She married William Thomas (Bill) Robertson on June 3, 1943.  The couple made their home in Holly Ridge, MS, where they were engaged in farming with Bill’s brother James for over 60 years. Scottie was a Girl Scout Leader for many years and she worked on many Chrysalis and Emmaus teams for both men and women. She was active in the First United Methodist Church of Indianola and served on the Honduras Mission team for two years.  She attended Bible Study Fellowship in Memphis for five years which led to her beginning the Explorers Bible Study in Indianola which she directed and taught for 14 years.  She was also a member of the David Holmes Chapter of the D.A.R.

She was preceded in death by her husband Bill Robertson. She leaves her children, William Thomas Robertson, Jr. (Lois), Edna Kirk Robertson, and Alexander Bostick Robertson (Debbie) and her grandchildren, Bill Robertson (Dana), Ben Robertson (Annie), Mary Pillow Cornett (Bryant), Barnes Moore, Kirk Moore (Mari), Currie Moore Dennington (Paul), Aletha Scott Poole (Rick), Alexander Robertson Jr., and Elliott Robertson (Page).  She had 19 great grandchildren. 

Serving as Pallbearers are Bill Robertson, Ben Robertson, Barnes Moore, Kirk Moore, Alexander Robertson Jr., Elliott Robertson and James C. Robertson, Jr.  Honorary Pallbearers are the Swartz-Ward Sunday School Class.

There will be a visitation one hour prior to services at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Christian Camp of North Mississippi, c/o Turner Arant, 414 Blaine Road, Sunflower, MS  38778, or the First United Methodist Church, PO Box 86, Indianola, MS 38751.