Name: Alice West Scott
Published 12:00 am Monday, August 6, 2007
OCCUPATION AND TITLE:
Ivor Furniture Co. Inc., president
CHILDREN’S NAMES AND AGES:
Dusty, 18, and my son-in-law to be, Robert, 23
Ivor Baptist Church
WHAT’S THE BEST PART OF YOUR DAY?
Being with people
IF YOU COULD SELECT ANOTHER PROFESSION, WHAT WOULD YOU DO? Maybe a policeman
WHY DO YOU CHOOSE TO LIVE IN suffolk? My family and our business are in Ivor.
IF YOU HAD TWO WEEKS’ VACATION AND MONEY WERE NO OBJECT, HOW WOULD YOU SPEND YOUR TIME? I really like New York, and then I think I would like to see the West Coast.
Homemade vegetable soup
FAVORITE WEEKEND DESTINATION:
FAVORITE college SPORTS TEAM: The Virginia Cavaliers
FAVORITE PRO SPORTS TEAM: I have learned how to be quiet and watch golf. It takes a lot of guts to play an individual sport.
FAVORITE COLOR: White
WHAT’S THE BEST LIFE LESSON YOU’VE LEARNED, AND WHO TAUGHT YOU? When I was sick in 1978, my parents taught me strength, faith and love can overcome anything, and I am here today because of them.
FAVORITE BIBLE VERSE: 1st Corinthians 13:4-13
WHAT’S THE BEST DECISION YOU’VE MADE IN LIFE?
To marry Dixie
WHICH LOCAL CHARITABLE OR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION DO YOU WISH MORE PEOPLE WOULD SUPPORT? Grazin’ Acres Therapeutic Riding Center
TELL US SOMETHING ABOUT YOURSELF THAT MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW: I don’t like to ride in a vehicle more than I have to.
WHAT’S YOUR HOBBY? Our yard and my animals
IF YOU COULD RE-LIVE ONE DAY OF YOUR LIFE, WHICH WOULD IT BE AND WHY? I live every day to fullest and don’t look back. Life is too short to worry about what you should have done and didn’t; get over it.
WHAT GIVES YOU THE BLUES? Being by myself at suppertime
WHAT’S YOUR BEST CHILDHOOD MEMORY?
My memories are precious to me and they are all in my heart.
TELL US ONE TRUE THING. I tend to think I am the only one on the road when I am driving and this is really hard to do.
WHAT FRIGHTENS YOU MOST? Lightning and thunder
IF YOU COULD LIVE ANYWHERE ELSE IN THE WORLD, WHERE WOULD IT BE AND WHY?
I love my home and I love living in the country. I can’t think of anything better.
Who’s your favorite ex- president?
If you could pass or change one law, what would it be?
No cell phones anywhere
WHAT last brought tears to your eyes? The thought of my son moving to Florida to go to college and my daughter and her Dad walking down the aisle
IF YOU COULD INVITE THREE GUESTS — LIVING OR DEAD, FROM ANYTIME IN HISTORY — TO DINNER, WHO WOULD THEY BE? My late mother-in-law, Gay, Kevin Costner and Andy Griffith
WHAT THREE OBJECTS WOULD YOU TAKE WITH YOU TO A DESERT ISLAND? My white flip-flops, a large fountain Coke and my jewelry
WHAT KIND OF MUSIC DO YOU LIKE, AND
WHO’S YOUR FAVORITE PERFORMER?
I like music with no words. Real music — not recorded.
TELL US ABOUT A GOOD MOVIE YOU’VE SEEN LATELY AND WHY YOU LIKED IT. My all time favorite is “Christmas Vacation.”
WHO’S A FAMOUS ATHLETE OR ENTERTAINER YOU ADMIRE?
I admire my son, Dusty. He is going to be famous one day.
WHAT’S THE LAST BOOK YOU READ?
“Wedding Etiquette” by Emily Post. I read it every day; my daughter is going to have a beautiful and perfect day.
TO WHOM ARE YOU GRATEFUL AND WHY?
I am most grateful to my parents, Russell and Mary Ann West, my husband, Dixie, and my children. For reasons only they can know.