Orlando pioneer family member and Orlando native, Virginia S. Carter, born May 29, 1927, passed away at her home on September 5, 2020.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Nellie Coward Scott and father, John Henry Scott. Also her twin sisters, Nona Scott Henderson and Nina Scott Moffet.
She is survived by her sister Linda Scott Howard , and daughters G. Katziel Carter and Candi Carter Shelton (Gary), all of Winter Garden, Her Grandson, J. Anthony Scott Bohrman of New York, also survives.
In addition she is survived by nephew, Vance Henderson, of Orlando, and nieces, Carrie Howard Wicorek, of Seattle, WA and Melanie Howard Hall of Winter Garden. Twelve great nieces and nephews have loving and fond memories of their Great “Aunt Ginny”.
She was an active member of the graduation class of Orlando High School in 1945.She worked for Southern Bell Telephone Company and in retail sales, retiring from Jordan Marsh of
Orlando. She always loved her home and yard and gardening. She was active in many organizations including the following:
Goss United Methodist Church
Jaycee Wives of Orlando
Junior Sorosis of Orlando
Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Orlando Chapter
FFGC Wekiva Youth Camp “Mother Nature”
Lake Como Elementary PTA “Stamp Lady”
Lake Como Homeowners Association - Block Captain
Girl Scouts of America/ District Cookie Lady
In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs-Wekiva Youth
Campership fund in her memory would be appreciated.
Please mail to
2121 Olivia Drive
Tallahassee Fl 32308-6164
Or the local chapter
Orlando Garden Club
710 E. Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803