Juanita Briggs Scott, 79, of Savannah, died on Thursday, Aug. 3, in Savannah.
She was born in Corinth, Mississippi, the daughter of the late G.C. and Christine Briggs. She was united in marriage to Lenard Charles Scott, who survives.
Mrs. Scott was the owner and operator of Briggs Tobacco. She was a member of Savannah Church of Christ.
In addition to her husband Lenard, she is survived by her children, John Michael Hardin, Maurie Neil Hardin, Marlin Dewayne “Bubba” Hardin and Romona Gail Casteel, all of Savannah; one stepdaughter, Sherron Lynn Todd of Estill Springs, Tennessee; two stepsons, Nathan Scott of Savannah and Danny Scott of Knoxville; one brother, Otis “Son” Briggs of Columbus, Mississippi; three grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; and four stepgreat-grandchildren
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Frankie Orlander Briggs.
Services were held on Sunday, Aug. 6, at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Savannah with David Baker officiating. Burial followed in Wesley’s Chapel Church Cemetery at Savannah.