Rev. Dr. James E. Scott Sr.

Published 3:47 pm Wednesday, November 9, 2022

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Rev. Dr. James E. Scott Sr., 92 of Farmville and formerly of Saxe, entered into eternal rest on Nov. 6, in Richmond. He was the son of the late Whitfield Scott Sr. and Susie Tucker Scott.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Pulliam Scott and siblings, Deacon Willie Nelson Scott, Andrew Jackson Scott, Mary Scott Grant, Ortie Elizabeth Scott Clark and Frances Whitfield Scott Smith; son-in-law, Warren L. Brown and grandson, Stephen Philip Reynolds.

Cherished memories will be celebrated by his children, Paul (Carol), Ellarane, Shirby, James (Sylvia), Naomi (Rev. Anthony) Reynolds, Ruth (Anthony) Currie, David (Valerie), Rev. Anthony Scott (Amy) and Marvin (Janice); honorary daughters, Sandra Knight and Charlotte Herndon Womack; grandchildren, Dejuan (Kymberly), Dante’ (Jewel), Torie (Tammi), DeBorah (Korey) Courtney, Aundra and Joy; honorary granddaughter, Summer, Travis, Erik, Logan, David Lee, Christopher and Anthony, Markel; 14 great grandchildren; his brothers, Rev. Dr. Whitfield Scott and Charles Louis Scott and a host nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m., at the Piney Grove Baptist Church in Saxe with interment in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the church. Condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home of Charlotte Court House.