Jeanette Holmes Scott is the daughter of the late Deacon Herman & Deaconess Harriet Holmes of Trenton, South Carolina. She is married to Reginald Y. Scott and they have two children, Jeanette Regina and Reginald Jr., one son-in- law (Wayne McRae) one grandson, Travis and one great-grandson, Trevell.
Mrs. Scott is the President of the Woman's Pee Dee District Department of the Pee Dee Baptist Association. Prior to being elected president, she served in many capacities in this department.
Mrs. Scott received her early education at Bettis Academy in Trenton, SC, follow by Martha Schofield High School in Aiken, SC. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from South Carolina State College, now SC State University in Orangeburg and her master Degree from Francis Marion College now Francis Marion University, Florence, SC. She has pursued further graduate studies at Austin Peay, Clarksville, TN, USC, Coastal Carolina University, The Citadel and Coker College.
Mrs. Scott is a retired educator of forty-six year in Marion School District One. In this district, she served as Director of Guidance, Health and Physical Education teacher, cheerleader and flags instructor, coached basketball, track & field and volleyball. Community involvement included serving on the Advisory Board for Claflin College, and Florence-Darlington Technical College Nurses Advisory Board. Other activities included instructor for "free" Exercise Classes twice a week, and a former member of the Boys & Girls Club Advisory Board.
She is a member of the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Marion, South Carolina. The Reverend George B. Washington is her Pastor. She is a Sunday School Teacher, former choir advisor, President of the Senior Missionary Society, Vice President of the Deaconess Board, Co-chair of the Homecoming and the Education Committees and a member of the Out-Reach Ministry. Mrs. Scott is also a member of Rose of Sharon Order of the Eastern Star, and Bejilah Court where she serves as Deputy for the Daughters in the Oasis of Marion and Co-chair of the Steering Committee for the Desert of South Carolina. Her philosophy, "If I can help someone alone the way, then my living will not be in vain."