Rev. Dr. James E. Scott Sr.

Published 5:21 pm Wednesday, November 16, 2022

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Rev. Dr. James E. Scott Sr., 93 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, Joy, honorary granddaughter Summer, Travis, Erik, Logan, David Lee, Christopher, Anthony and 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 were held on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m., at Piney Grove Baptist Church in Randolph with interment in the church cemetery. Condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements were by Jeffress Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Brookneal.