- Ada, Oklahoma

November 12, 2013

June Scott

Ada —

     Services for Ruby June McSwain Scott, 95, of Ada are at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Father John D. Norvell will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

     The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home.

     Mrs. Scott died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at a local nursing home.

     She was born July 18, 1918, in Hickory to Harry and Tena Maud Todd McSwain. She and her family moved to Ada when she was 2. She attended Glenwood grade school and Ada Junior High School and graduated from Latta High School in 1936. She graduated from beauty college in Ada in 1938.

     She married Woodrow Wilson Scott on July 25, 1936, in Ada. They were married for 46 years when Mr. Scott died on July 18, 1982.

     Mrs. Scott worked for TG & Y stores as their fabric buyer and was also a seamstress for the public. She was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church and the PEO, Philanthropic Educational Organization, since 1996, belonging to Chapter Y of Parker, Colo., and then to Chapters GJ and HA of Ada. She served as chaplain and guard in her 17 years of membership.

     Mrs. Scott was awarded the “Miss June Bug Princess” of Ada in 2004, and she was an elder of the Chickasaw Nation.

     Survivors include a daughter, Mary Ruth Barnes and her husband, Mike, of Fitzhugh; two grandsons, Selby Barnes of Ada and Wiley Barnes and his wife, Rachel, of Fitzhugh; a great-granddaughter, Layla Nicole Barnes of Fitzhugh; one niece, Nancy June Mire and her family of New Iberia, La.; a nephew by marriage, Don Scott; and two great-nieces by marriage, Clare Smith and Sue Brendle.

     Bearers will be Selby Barnes, Wiley Barnes, Roger Gaddis, Tracy Scheer, John Molsbee and Nick Hanna. Honorary bearer is William Erwin Nelson.

     Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to

     Criswell Funeral Home, Ada