Hattie Bell Scott Dumas
January 26, 1939 – June 17, 2020
Mrs. Hattie Bell Scott Dumas was born to the late Mr. John Luke, Sr. and Mrs. Gatsy B. Scott on January 26, 1939, in Beaumont, Texas. She departed from her earthly labor to begin her heavenly journey on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at Baptist Hospital. A 1957 graduate of Hebert High School, Hattie Bell attended Chenier Business College. At an early age Hattie accepted Christ and became an active member of the West Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church. There she was active in the choirs, served in the Young Girl’s Auxiliary and later the Women’s Missionary Societies; attended Sunday School, Baptist Training Union, and Bible School; and was a member of the West Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church and Community Senior Citizens. Also,
Hattie sang with the Best Year’s/Lakeside Volunteer Voices. Her church and family were her joy. She enjoyed going on many family vacations across the country, cooking for holidays and other special occasions, and assisting with her nieces and nephews. Hattie Bell served her Lord, family, and community faithfully and untiringly until her health failed. Hattie was joined in matrimony to Willie Nash and later united in marriage with Mr. John Louis Dumas, both of whom preceded her in death. Also,
Hattie was preceded in death by her parents; sons Kent Nash and Floyd Nash; brothers Chelcy, John Luke, Jr. (Bit); and Christopher C. Scott, Sr. (C. C.). Hattie leaves to cherish her loving memories sons, Dwight Joseph LeBlanc (Nancy), and Scottie Lee Dumas; daughter, Christal Thea Dumas; brothers Joseph L. Scott (Girlean), and Don Eugene Scott; sisters Annie B. Scott Moye and Gwendolyn O’Day Scott-Lee (Ivory); daughter-in-law, Violet Brooks Nash; Goddaughter, Dr. Gatsy A. Moye, and special daughter, Pam Cobb-Hill; grandchildren, Stacey Granger, Jardinay Dumas, Shantell LeBlanc (Korwin), Kent LeBlanc, Semaj LeBlanc, and Blake Wilson; 11 great grandchildren; and a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.