Mr. Maurice B. Scott, affectionately call Pug, a long life-time resident of Texas and on December 4, 2018, the community began to mourn the passing of a strong man who maintained dignity manhood while facing life’s trials and triumphs. He was born September 25, 1933, to Richard Charles Scott and Elizabeth Scott in Austin, Texas.Maurice accepted Christ at an early age at the Methodist church, fellowshipping with his Mother at Grant AME and his grandfather in San Marcos. He joined Greater Mount Vernon Zion AME in Elgin under the leader ship of Reverend Bunnie Stark in 2010, there he sowed a good plant and remain faithful until his death.
“A Time To Plant”
Maurice was given the name Pug by his brother, which follow him throughout his lifetime. All who knew Mr. Scott called him Pug Scott. Pug attended the public schools of Austin and graduated from Old Anderson High School. He often spoke of his football days playing on the same team with his older brother. On February 14, 2002, Pug was united in Holy Matrimony to Larcina Vincent. Their love and bond were inseparable, they traveled as they desired enjoying the Corpus Christi beach in the spring time.
“A Time To Die”
Pug led an active and fulfilling life for this legacy he established is endless. This occasion has caused many hearts to bleed and many eyes to water because of having to bid “adieu” to a strong Black man. Pug is preceded in death by his parents, and his brother, Fred Scott.
“A Time To Celebrate”
After seeing five generations, Pug lived a thankful enriched life and his legacy and labor of love will be long remembered by his loving and devoted wife, Larcina Scott, his children, Leonard Scott and his wife, Mornia, Maurice Scott, Jr. and his wife, Kesha, Arleatha Williams, Rosalinda Lott, and John Sponge and his wife Judie, his step children, Marquinta Buffy Vincent, Regina and husband, Darryl Perryman, Paul Landry, Johnny Landry, and Sonaras Landry; grandchildren, Tim Williams, Andre Williams, and Leonard Williams; seventeen great grandchildren, and a host of great, great grandchildren; a large number of in-laws, and a host of other relatives and friends, including the GMVZ church family.