Yolanda M. Scott of Waukegan, Il made her heavenly transition on Monday, August 26, 2013 Yolanda was born January 1, 1965 to Sherry L (Scott) Cooper and Opal Bell. She was raised in Waukegan and North Chicago, IL. She attended Jackson, Carmen and A.J.K. Elementary School and Neal Middle School. She attended and graduated from North Chicago Community High School in 1983. She went out to attend graduate from Robert Morris College.
Yolanda accepted Christ into her life at an early age and was baptized at First Corinthians M.B Church under the pastoral leadership of Rev. Peter Goudeaux, Jr.
Yolanda was always on the go, she was a girl scout in troop 334, she attended and graduated from Sears modeling School in Vernon Hills IL from 1978-1979. She was a Candy Striper at St .Theresa Hospital in Waukegan IL and the Avalon Dance Drill Team.
Yolanda learns to cherish her memory her mother Sherry L. (Scott) Cooper and her father Opal Bell of Waukegan IL. One daughter Tyamber ( James) Walker of Waukegan IL, Two sons Darcell Scott of Rogers Park IL and Darnell Scott of Columbus Ohio, three Sisters Detrice (Michael) Bababunmi of Waukegan IL. Joitania (Christopher) Greene of Norfolk VA, and Ronell Wells of Jacksonville N.C, two brothers Emery (Gwen) Scott of Huntsville AL and Bageera (Debra) Taylor of Kenosha WI.10 grandchildren La nia and Ahvea Hearton and Novaeh Walker of Waukegan IL .Elijah Scott and Arraynna Scoot of North Chicago IL, Jada, Josiah and Ja’suan Scott of Columbus OH. Alikiah Scott of Wisconsin and LuParis Nixon of Gurnee IL. Three aunts Vanessa Scott and Nannette Plaines of Waukegan IL and Dollie Scott of Toledo OH.Five uncles Ryan Scott Harold Cunningham and Tyron Smith of Waukegan IL., Dale Smith of Grand Rapids MI and Robert Scott Jr of Atlanta GA, Her Godmother Celeste Wynn of Gurnee IL a special Daughter Tavay Nixon and a special cousin Sharita Swift Both of Gurnee IL and a special friend Kim Taylor of Minneapolis MN a host of other cousins, nieces and Nephews and friends.
She is preceded in death by her grandmother, Robert C. Scott and Lois Scott., two aunts Detrice Cunningham and Lucille Woods and one Uncle James R. Scott
A Celebration of Her Life Service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, September 7, 2013 at First Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church, 1529 Elizabeth Ave., North Chicago, IL. Rev. Eugene Roberson, Pastor, Officiating. Interment will be private Friends may greet the family on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.