Personality: Frances K. Scott

Spotlight on chair of The Charmettes’ annual prayer brunch

3/30/2018, 11:34 a.m.
Cancer does not discriminate. Age, race, ethnicity and economic background don’t matter, Frances K. Scott has learned.

Occupation: Retired from SunTrust Mortgage in December 2017.

What I do: At this time, I am caring for my youngest great-granddaughter and continuing my work with Cub Scout Pack 487 at Fifth Baptist Church for more than 40 years.

Date and place of birth: Richmond in 1950.

Current residence: Richmond.

Education: Graduate of Maggie L. Walker High School; associate degree in computer operation, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College.

Family: I am the proud mother of three children, Crescendo, Gayle Jr., and Kara. I also have eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

When and why I became involved with Richmond Metropolitan Chapter of The Charmettes: I became involved with The Charmettes in 2004 because cancer had invaded my family. So I decided to join to become educated about cancer and able to inform others.

Why I am excited about this organization: We have the ability to reach into our communities by informing people about taking care of themselves through good nutrition, exercise, yearly checkups and education.

Brief profile of membership: Must be a high school graduate, at least 21 years old, of good moral character and with community involvement.

How I’ll feel when prayer brunch is over: I will feel great with the accomplishments that my committee and chapter made with bringing hope to someone in attendance who was touched with a prayer for healing.

How I start the day: Thanking the Lord for another day and preparing a cup of coffee.

A perfect day for me is: Every day is a perfect day.

Something I love to do that most people would never imagine: My kids say I get on their nerves.

A quote that I am inspired by: “I can do all things through Christ that strengthens me.”

How I unwind: Watching HGTV and Hallmark movies.

Hobbies: Camping and bowling.

Three words that best describe me: Loving, caring and demanding.

The top of my “to-do” list is: Live each day as it comes.

The people who influenced me the most: My parents.

What I’m reading now: “One Shadow on the Wall” by Leah Henderson.

My next goal: To have an informative cancer forum for men.