Feb 162011

Sheila Grace Scott, 64, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, at her home surrounded by loved ones. A celebration of her life will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Silver Creek Mortuary Chapel, located at 745 Paper Mill Road in Taylor.

She was born in Snowflake on Oct. 12, 1946, to LT Jackson and Cecilia Smith.

Sheila lived most of her childhood years in the Pinetop-Lakeside area. Most of her adult years she lived in Lakeside and Snowflake.

She loved to draw, paint and crochet. Spending time with her family, camping and fishing made her happy. She loved all animals and was very protective of her pets.

Survivors include her four children, Cecilia Tait (Richard) of Kanab, Utah, Rickey Weathers (Sharla) of Boise, Idaho, and Lafe Weathers and Shelly Scott (Martin), both of Snowflake; seven grandchildren; seven great-grand children; three brothers, LT Jackson Jr. (Sally) of Lakeside, Cecil Jackson (Kathy) of Snowflake and Howard Jackson of Springerville; one sister, Sharon Vancleave (Doug) of Snowflake; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, her mother and her stepfather, Lafeyette Hall.