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Barischeila Scott

10/14/1970 - 05/03/2014

Obituary for Barischeila Scott

Ms. Barischeila Scott passed May 3, 2014.

Memorial services will be held Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Grissom-Clark Eastlake Chapel, 227 East Lake Dr., SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30317, 404-373-3191.

Family and friends are asked to meet at the chapel at 12:30PM.

Barischelia A. Scott, daughter of the late William Lee Scott and Mrs. Sarah M. Scott, was born October 14, 1970 in Cincinnati, Ohio.She departed this life on May 3, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.


Barischeila is survived by her mother, Sarah M. Scott; brother, William M.Scott (Maggie Scott, sister-in-law); sister, Sailauna Scott-Madison (JayMadison, brother-in -law) ; 4 nieces (Zoe, Jordan, Ella & Leilynn) and 3 nephews (Gunnar, Oliver & Ethan) ; ex-husband, Bob Duckens; and

a host of other relatives and friends. She goes to rest with her father, William Lee Scott, and sister, Dawniza L. Scott-Mason .


She was baptized and became a born again Christian on September17, 1988 at the Antioch Church of God in Christ (Cincinnati, OH).

She graduated in 1988 from Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati, Ohioand excelled as a basketball player for the Lady Eagles . Barischeilathen attended the University of Cincinnati where she crossed in

the spring of 1992 at Beta Eta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority,Incorporated . Her line name was 3 x A Lady. While at the Universityof Cincinnati, she developed her love for one of her many talents asa musician and played the jun jun f or the Khamisi Drum and Dance

Ensemble. She was one of the few female drummers of this African basedrum in the world .


A special part of her life was her respect for her father's love of the Martial Arts. As his pupil she advanced as one of his many junior blackbelts and acquired a First Degree Black Belt in Toe Kwon Do. Her ownspecial love was for the arts. She loved to draw, paint and sculpt. Withthese talents she decided to become a small business owner of two nailsalons (Polished to a "T" and Nirvana Nail salon) . She also became aManicurist Instructor for the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology, travelingand teaching at many schools.


Barischeila loved to spend time with her family and friends, and had aspecial affection for animals , especially ferrets. Ultimately, she wantedto become an advocate and counselor for battered women andchildren, just like herself. Even though her death is tragic, let it shine alight on those who are living with this troublesome weight on their heartsand minds and wish to be set free.

We Love You, You are now Free... Your Burden has been forever lifted.

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