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Henry Ernest Scott Jr. 'Sir Henry' 'Poppa"

August 11, 2019


HENRY ERNEST SCOTT JR. ‘SIR HENRY’ ‘POPPA’ departed this life on Sunday August 11, 2019 at the V.A. Medical Center in New Orleans La.   He was 72 years old and was a native of New Orleans La. and a longtime resident of Harvey La.   Mr. Scott was a retired Louisiana State Police officers for over 30 years and was assigned to many different posts which included Charity/University Hospital of New Orleans.  He served his country by enlisting in the United States Army on September 8, 1965.  While in the army he was quickly promoted to staff sergeant and drill sergeant until he was honorably discharged on September 29, 1974.


Son of the late Henry Ernest Scott Sr. and Doretha Brown Scott.  Stepson of Joseph C. Jones.  Loving and devoted husband of Bernice McCrackins Scott.  Father of Tristan (Sylvia), Henri , Vashawn and Valisha Scott and Henriska (Bryan) Williams.

Stepfather of Willie (Kameisha) and Willis (Mattie) Coleman.

Brother of Theo and Glenn Gutter, Carolyn Scott Carter, Desiree Jones and the late Celestine Scott and Herman Verette Jr.  Brother In Law of Brenda Hackworth.

Mr. Scott is also survived by 17 grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and devoted friend who loved him dearly.


Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral service on Monday August 19, 2019 at the Israel Baptist Church located at 1612 Esther St. Harvey La. at 10A.M.  The public visitation will begin at 8:30A.M.  Dr. Johnny McKinnies host pastor, Pastor Toy Hodge of Regular B.C. in Gretna La, will officiate.

Interment with military honors will follow in the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery located at 34888 Grantham College Dr, Slidell La. 70460 at 1:30P.M.

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