Margaret Anne Scutella
January 6, 2019
Margaret Anne Scutella, 83, loving and loyal wife, mother and grandmother, passed away, at her residence on January 4, 2019. Visitation will be held at Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home, College Street location in Columbus, from 12:00-2:00 PM Sunday, January 6, 2019. Services will follow at the funeral home chapel with Bro. Chris Rutledge of Lighthouse Baptist Church officiating. Mrs. Scutella was born on June 27, 1935, in Blakely, Georgia, to the late Nesby and Carrie Williams Freeman. She was a devoted Christian, never wavering her faith or strength and telling her testimony until our Heavenly Father called his faithful servant home. She was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Columbus, MS. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Philip T. Scutella; brothers, Hildred Freeman and Nesby Freeman, Jr.; sisters, Frances Mitchell and Ruenell Hagein; and great-granddaughter, Everly Reeves. Survivors include her five daughters, Lisa Frigault of Florida, Sheree Brannon (Richard) of Alabama, Melanie Scutella (Danny) of Alabama, Michell Tice (Kenny) of Columbus, Carrie Reeves (Royce) of Columbus; grandchildren, Ashley Davis (Wayne) of Texas, Philip Tice of Columbus, Hillary Reeves of Columbus and Joshua Reeves of Columbus; great-grandchildren, Brandi Davis and Thomas Reeves; and niece, Dale Dermitt (Ken) of Florida. Pallbearers will be Richard Brannon, Kenny Tice, Philip Tice, Joshua Reeves, Duane Perkins and Joshua Tedford. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38101.