Obit: Corinne Montgomery Scott Dies

Obit: Corinne Montgomery Scott Dies

Corinne Montgomery Scott, a long time resident of Alexandria, died May 5 at the Goodwin House.

Mrs. Scott was born June 17, 1922 in Manhattan, Kan. and moved to Virginia as a young girl where she graduated from high school in Falls Church and attended Mary Washington College.

Her career in public relations began during WWII in the Office of War Information. She served in New York, London, and Paris. She then worked on the NBC production of "Victory at Sea," a history of naval action during WWII. At the U.S. Dept. of State, she was Public Affairs Officer for Central America, Cuba and other Caribbean Islands.

Over the years, Corinne Scott was involved in many community activities. She led Brownie and Girl Scout Troops and served as a member of the Girl Scout Council and the Board of Governors at Saint Agnes School.

She served on the Altar Guilds for Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church and Christ Church in Alexandria. For nearly 50 years, she was active in the Garden Club of Alexandria and the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, where she served as Regent of the Mount Vernon Chapter.

She is preceded in death by her husband John (Jack) Caile Scott, and her parents, Charlotte Clarke and Wilmot Lewis Montgomery. Survivors include two daughters, Corinne and Polly, two granddaughters, and one grandson.

Funeral arrangements by Cunningham Funeral Home, 811 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Funeral Service was on Thursday, May 10 at Christ Church. Reception at Christ Church immediately followed the service. Interment will take place in Aquia, Va.