Rosa Mae Rebecca Scott

1935-2021

Rosa was born in Gainesville, Texas and was one of six children in her family. She lived her childhood and early life in the Gainesville and Sherman Texas area. Rosa married Lester Wayne Scantlin in 1952. They had three children Connie Denise, Gary Wayne and Michelle Rene.

Rosa was preceded in death by her Father H.C McBurnett, Step Mother Clara McBurnett of Sherman Texas, and Mother Mae Bell Blacksheer and Stepfather Robert Blacksheer of Gainesville Tx. She was also preceded in death by Brothers, George Irvin McBurnett, Edward Glenn McBurnett and Robert “Mac” McBurnett. Rosa was also preceded in death by Granddaughter Meredit Burdick and Great Granddaughter Karley Burdick.

Rosa is survived by her Daughter Connie Burdick and Husband Jim Burdick of Guthrie, Oklahoma, Son Gary Scantlin and Wife Joanna Scantlin of Edmond, Oklahoma, and Daughter Michelle Scantlin of Oklahoma City. Grandchildren include David Burdick, Emily Willis and her Husband Jeremy Willis, Tabithia Scantlin and Logan Scantlin all of Edmond. Great Grandchildren Include Mason Burdick and Graham Propps, Kylie Graham, and Hailey Huff of Guthrie. Zoey Willis and Caden Willis of Edmond.

She is also survived by Sister Jane Seyler of California, and Brother Sam Mcburnett of Denton Texas. Rosa is also survived by her dear Friends Vanita Moffitt and Diane Seabolt.

Rosa was a savvy, intelligent and respected business woman. She worked her way up in the oil field here in Oklahoma. Starting as Secretary/ bookkeeper up to president of Nichols Casing Crews. Her life was filled with some rocky moments in the oil industry when women were not respected in that field. She was tough as any man and earned the respect of all of those who knew her.

After the oil bust of the 80’s Rosa met and married Jim Scott of Midland Texas. Together they operated Jimsco Pipe and Supply and ran a very successful business in Midland.

Rosa has lived the last 14 years with her Daughter Connie and Son-In- Law Jimmy Burdick. She was pampered and spoiled and treated like a queen. A life she deserved. She loved her life, enjoying visits from friends and family and watching her Great Grandchildren grow up. Rosa was truly loved and will be miss by everyone that knew and Loved her.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Matthews Funeral Home Chapel in Edmond, OK.  Click Here to watch a live stream of the service.

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  1. Rosa was like a second mom to me when I was in high school. I’ll always remember her as a tough-as-nails, loving, generous lady with a raucous sense of humor. Oh, and an excellent cook. I still crave the fried quail she’d make for breakfast! Sending much love to her family and friends xoxo.

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