Ms. Willa Mae Scott affectionately known as Tiny was born to Ms. Dorothy Leath and Mr. Booker Fortune on August 16th, 1950. Tiny was the second oldest of seven sisters and brothers.
Tiny leaves to cherish her memory mother Ms. Dorothy Leath; five children, Ms. Belinda Scott, Mrs. Carrie Ringgold- Spencer, Ms. Irene Ringgold, Mr. Robert Ringgold and Blaire Ringgold; three brothers, Frederick, Ronald and Allen Scott; three sisters, Lois, Anna Jane, and Thelma; fourteen grandchildren, Jermaine, Markquise, Shareef, Sultana, Montez, Malia, Ibn Karim, Khailk, Makhi, Aniyah, Amirah, Azayla, Jae and Jade; five great grandchildren, Isaiah, Iesha, Iseem, Kyleigh and Charlie; one daughter in law Mrs. Barbara Green; one son in law Mr. John Spencer. Tiny also leaves to mourn lifelong friends Vernell Graham and Diane Byard as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Tiny was preceded in death by her father Mr. Booker Fortune, Foster mother Ms. Alberta Johnson, Sister Deborah Watkins, Grandson Mr. Kevin Craig and the love of her life and the father of her children, Mr. Robert Ringgold.