Deborah Lynn Taylor-Scott

Deborah Lynn Taylor-Scott, 53, a native of Folkston, and resident of Chesapeake, VA passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, November 9,  as a result of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident.

“Debbie”, as she was affectionately known by family and friends, was born on March 11, 1966 to Claretha Noble-Taylor and the late Willie B. Taylor, of Folkston. She was educated in the public school system of Charlton County, graduating in the Class of 1984. She furthered her education at FCCJ where she studied computer science.

Debbie was the loving wife and the biggest cheerleader of Louise Valentino Scott, Sr., and the best mom to their son, Louise Valentino Scott, Jr. She was a member of St. Mathew Baptist Church where she grew up as a child. She was currently employed as a Claims Advocate for ANTHEM a subsidiary of Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

Those left to harbor their most fond memories of Debbie, her loving and devoted husband, Louise Valentino Scott, Sr. and their only son, Louise, Jr., both of Chesapeake, VA; her loving mother, Claretha Noble Taylor, of Hilliard; her sister, Elizabeth Taylor, of Hilliard; her brother, Alvin G. Taylor, of Waycross; her mother and father-in-law, Pearlie Mae and Rev. John Wesley Scott, of Folkston; her brothers-in-law, John “Myros” Scott, of Jacksonville, FL, Vellie (Shawn) Scott, of Ft. Washington, MD, Christopher Jerome (Terry) Scott, of Jacksonville, John “Alexander” (Sabrina) Scott, of Chester, VA; as well as her aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends that will miss her dearly.

A visitation will be held on Friday, November 22,  at Jerusalem Holiness Church of God, Mt. Carmel Street, Folkston, beginning at 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 23 at Jerusalem at 11:00 a.m. Interment (TBA) in the Suffolk VA Veterans Cemetery.

Professional services entrusted to Royal Funeral Home, Inc. Jesup. Visit our website at


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