A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Joy Scott will be held at 11 am Tuesday, November 17, 2020 in the chapel of Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home with Bro. Mike McGrath officiating. Burial will follow at Old Bethel Cemetery in Natchitoches. The family will receive friends from 5 pm until 8 pm on Monday the 16th at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home. Those honored to serve as pallbearers will be Dalton Riddle, Whitt Scott, Tristian Thompson, Morgan Prothro, Jacob Walker, and Coy Cooper. Honorary Pallbearers will be Robert Kelsey, Chris Riddle, Nick Schnettler, Charles Thompson, Eva Denham, and Raymond Gourdon. Joy was born on September 11, 1947 in Natchitoches and passed away on November 12, 2020 at the age of 73 in Natchitoches. She was the daughter of Lena Desadier Milstead and Edward Milstead. She was reunited in heaven with her parents, her husband of 54 years, Terrell Carl Scott, Sr.; and a son, Terrell Carl Scott, Jr. Joy was a 1965 graduate of Ashland High School. She married Terrell Scott on July 5, 1964 and being the wife of an oil field worker, she had the adventure of raising her family in many different locations throughout the world. After settling down in Natchitoches, she worked for many years as a field supervisor for the Department of Education as a bi-lingual interviewer of children in the head start program. She was known to many as Memaw and loved to have her family and friends over to play cards and hang out. She was an avid reader and enjoyed dancing with Terrell - they are now strolling over heaven together. She is survived by her daughters, Jessica Franklin of Bryan, TX, Scheryl Kelsey and husband Robert of Clarence, and Michelle Riddle and husband Chris of Goldonna; grandchildren, Krystal Schnettler and husband Nick, Ashley Thompson and husband Charles, Emily Franklin, Carlee Scott, Whitt Scott, Dalton, Loden and Posey Riddle; great-grandchildren, Tristian, Kelsey and Riley Thompson, and Olivia Schnettler; brothers, James Roy Milstead and wife Linda and Joe Geter; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Due to the recent guidelines concerning the pandemic, wearing face masks and social distancing for those attending will be required.