Betty Sue Tayloe Scott

Betty Sue Tayloe Scott, 90, of Woodstock, died September 30, 2016 at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital in Woodstock.

Mrs. Scott was born April 16, 1926 in Richmond, VA. She was the daughter of the late Rev. T. Watkins Tayloe and the late Emily Morton Rice Tayloe.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, H. Garnett Scott, whom she married December 28, 1948. Mr. Scott practiced law until his death in 1976.

Mrs. Scott graduated from Randolph Henry High School in Charlotte Court House, VA in 1944. She attended St. Mary’s Junior College in Raleigh, NC before graduating from Florida State University in 1948, majoring in Journalism and Spanish.

During her life, Mrs. Scott taught school in Petersburg, VA, and Roanoke County and Shenandoah County public schools. She later worked as an eligibility worker for the Shenandoah County Department of Social Services.

An avid reader, Mrs. Scott volunteered at the Woodstock Library until a few weeks before her death.

She belonged to the Shenandoah County Democratic Committee and the Democratic Women’s Club.

A devout Christian, Mrs. Scott was an active member of Emmanuel Episcopal Church for 67 years. She served on the vestry, in the E.C.W., sang in the choir, and taught Sunday school.

Surviving are her daughter, Emily Scott-Boon; her son, William T. “Bill” Scott; her grandsons, the Rev. William Tayloe Garnett Scott and the Rev. Christopher Charles Scott; her grandson-in-law, Matthew Chayt; and her granddaughter-in-law, Kendra Sullivan Scott.

The funeral service will be at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 121 E. Court Street in Woodstock at 1 p.m. Saturday October 8, 2016. Burial will follow in Massanutten Cemetery.

A visitation will be held at Dellinger Funeral Home, 159 N. Main Street in Woodstock from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, October 7, 2016.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shenandoah Alliance for Shelter or Response.

Arrangements are by Dellinger Funeral Home, Woodstock.

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