Cover photo for Donna Gail Scott's Obituary

Donna Gail Scott, 72, of Inkster, MI passed away October 13, 2021.

Donna Gail Scott was born on June 10, 1949 in Lawrence County, Alabama. She was the youngest of the 5 children born to Robert C. Davis and Willie Mae Davis. “Donnie or Donna Gal” as she was known by close family and friends graduated from Tennessee Valley High School in 1967 in Hillsboro, Alabama. She accepted Christ at an early age attending Bethlehem Baptist Church also of Hillsboro. She migrated to Inkster, Michigan with her young daughter, parents, and siblings in 1968.

She was united in holy matrimony to Thomas “Danny” Scott in 1981. To this union one child was born. Although the marriage did not last they remained friends, and always kept in touch with each other.

Donna joined Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church in 1972 under the leadership of Pastor Willie W. Davis where she served faithfully as a nurse and member of the culinary ministry until her health started to fail. She continued to be a devoted member under the present day leadership of Rev. Dr. John E. Duckworth.

She had several jobs during her life, however the one that she really was passionate about was with New Life Services Inc., at the Morrison House. She held the position as manager where she poured her love and dedication to her clients. Donna was the life of the party around her family and friends. She loved to dance and make jokes that had everyone in the room laughing. She was known to many of the younger generation as a “Real OG”. She was affectionately called Maw Maw or Tee Tee by her grandkids, nieces and nephews and was a mother to many of her sons' friends. She enjoyed shopping and cooking, especially her famous dressing that was requested by her family during the holidays.

In 2014 she was diagnosed with oral cancer. She battled with this disease for 6 ½ years but she always remained faithful to God, her family, her church, and friends. Many people considered her one of the strongest women they’ve known. She was a FIGHTER until the end. Family members who preceded her in death: her parents; Robert and Willie Mae Davis; sisters Eunice Davis and Connie Elliott; brother Robert Lewis Davis.

Donna leaves to cherish her loving memories; daughter Kimberly Kelly (Michael) of Inkster, Michigan; son Robert Davis Scott better known as “King Scott” (QuaNae Coleman) of Inkster, Michigan; three grandsons Travis Kelly, Michael Stewart (LaToya), and Christopher Mekhi Lockhart; one granddaughter, Ca’lease Gail Scott; one great-grandson Jeremiah, who she affectionately named “Baby Phat”; two brothers, Edward “Joe” Davis (Susan) and Michael “Mike” Elliott (Mattie) of Huntsville, Alabama; two sisters Mattie Locklayer (Hillman) of Hillsboro, Alabama and Anne Elliott of Cleveland, Ohio. A very special niece Katona Bell known as her road dog of Wayne, Michigan and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends.

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