Linda Mae Rivera

Ms. Linda Mae Rivera, 72, of Bloxom, passed away Friday, April 30, 2021, at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk.

Born May 2, 1948, in Nassawadox, Linda was the daughter of the late James Taylor and the late Cynthia Rowley Taylor. She had worked for the R&G Shirt Factory in Parksley, Perdue Farms, and in route delivery for the Daily Times newspaper in Salisbury, Md.
Linda was a caring lady, who loved her family with all her heart, and treasured her close friends. She will be deeply missed by many.

Survivors include her two children, James W. Scott (and Kathy Johnson), and Cynthia M. Haggins (and fiancée, Randolph Press Jr.); grandchildren, Austin Scott, Benito Flores, Matthew Scott (Kristen), Antonio Flores, Victor Scott, Courtney Hart (Derrick), James Beach, and Devon Beach; 10 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family members. In addition to her parents, Linda was predeceased by her sister, Patsy Corbin.

There will be a visitation at the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home Wednesday, May 5, 2021, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at 2 p.m., with Pastors Freddie Ward and Dan Tarr officiating. Interment will follow in the Taylor Family Cemetery in Guilford.

Flowers will be accepted, or memorial donations may be made to the Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia, 2810 N. Parham Road, Suite 302, Richmond, VA 23294.

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Arrangements are by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.
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