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Mississippi Church of God in Christ bishop dies after testing positive for the coronavirus

Scott served nearly 50 years in the Church of God in Christ organization.

MEMPHIS, Tenn — A Mississippi Church of God in Christ leader has passed away after being exposed to the coronavirus.

According to a Facebook post, church officials say Bishop Timothy Scott had been in the hospital while his wife was under self-quarantine at home.

Scott served nearly 50 years in the Church of God in Christ organization.

The family will hold a private memorial service. A date will be set for a jurisdictional memorial service when social distancing guidelines are lifted.