Linda Scott Polley

Linda Scott Polley was born November 1, 1944, to Opal Wilcoxson Scott and James Lawton Scott. She passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family on Sunday, September 26, 2021. A 1962 graduate of Rineyville High School, Linda was a loving sister, mother, wife, grandmother, aunt, and friend. She devoted her life to her family and God. She enjoyed cooking for family and friends, planning events, vacationing with her family, and helping other people. She was known for her kind nature, creative sense of humor, and always provided good advice when asked. She was proud of her roles as Pastoral Secretary and Director of Administration at Severns Valley Baptist Church for over 35 years and loved her church family. Linda was committed to serving the Lord by spreading his message of Christianity to many people throughout her lifetime. She inspired and touched the lives of so many who knew and loved her. Linda was preceded in death by her parents, her husband William Edsel Polley, and her sister Janet Scott. Left to cherish her memory are her daughters Michelle McAnelly, (Jamie), Tiffany Davis, (Chip), granddaughters Brylee Davis and Lexi Davis, her brother Tommy Scott, sister-in-law Agnes Jolly, brother-in-law Larry Polley, aunt Betty Childress, cousin Robert Wilcoxson (Claudette), many nephews, nieces, and great nephews and great nieces. During the past months, she and her family were blessed with many special caregivers for whom we are very grateful. Visitation will be Tuesday, September 28th from 5-7 pm at Brown Funeral Home, and continues Wednesday from 10-12 pm at Severns Valley Baptist Church. The funeral is Wednesday, September 29 at 12:00 p.m. at Severns Valley Baptist Church with Dr. Billy Compton officiating. Burial will follow at Hardin Memorial Park Cemetery . Condolences may be expressed online at


Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Severns Valley Baptist Church


Wednesday, September 29, 2021 starting at 12:00 PM
Severns Valley Baptist Church

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