Evelyn Scott Webb Wilson, 91, of Coatesville, passed away on Tuesday, June 24, 2008, at home.Born March 15, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Garrison Scott and Bertha Martha Griffin Scott.
She attended school in the West Chester area schools.
She worked as a teacher's aide for the Child Development Center in Coatesville for 22 years.
Mrs. Scott was a member of St. Paul's Baptist Church since 1925, serving as a member of the senior choir, a chaplain, vice president of the trustee board, president of the pastors aide, member of the kitchen committee, prayer circle, and deaconess. She was also the president of the Good Samaritan Club for 18 years.
Mrs. Evelyn was endowed with a musical gift which she received from her parents, especially her father, Garrison Scott, who was a well-known musician. She used this talent to form the Celestial Chorus and also joined the Keystone Gospel Echoes.
In her active years, she was a member of the Lydia Tent #34, serving as the leader for many years, president of the Progressive Club, recording secretary of the Leaders Council, the C. Jeanette Taylor Grand Past Officers Guild, and member of the Hattie A. Milford Past Officers Council, assistant queen of the Royal Degree Chamber #2, and worked with the Education Committee Junior Executive Board.
Mrs. Evelyn was also a member of the West Chester Branch of the NAACP, Garnett Federated Club and the Peace Chapter #98 Order of the Eastern Star.
She served on the board of the Chester County Health and Welfare Foundation and was president of the OIC Auxiliary.
She leaves to cherish her memory four sons, Jobie B. Webb of West Chester, Carl L. Webb, husband of Geraldine of Coatesville, Horace M. Webb of Coatesville, and Vernon M. Webb Sr., husband of Betty of Coatesville; one daughter, Gloria D. Webb of West Chester; 19 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Alma Irons and Wilhemina Corsey; and one brother, Elwood Scott.