Linda Gray Harley Doty, age 80, met her Lord and Savior on November 17, 2020 at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Ft. Myers, FL
Linda was born September 22, 1940 in Toccoa, GA to parents Herbert and Ruby Harley. She was the oldest of five siblings. On August 5, 1961 she married James Scott Doty and they raised four children.
Linda loved her family. She was of the Baptist faith and served Jesus throughout her whole life. From having Good News Clubs, Awana Leader, Sunday School teacher, singing in the choir, to witnessing to anyone she met. A 1958 Graduate of Fordson High School in Dearborn Michigan she played basketball, tennis, and was on the swim and dive team. She was very good at back dives, into her adult life, and also served as a lifeguard. She had many different jobs throughout her life ,but her favorite was as a school bus driver.
Linda was predeceased in death by her husband, James Scott Doty, parents Herbert and Ruby Harley, brother Lee Harley(Dianna), sister Martha Renee Harley “Tootie”, grandson M. Aaron Wright, and great granddaughter Eliza Gray Doty.
She will be dearly missed by her siblings Glen Harley(Kathy), Carole LaRue(John), her children Gregory Doty(Jeanne), Geoffrey Doty(Kristen), Jamie Wright(Mark), Jennifer Pennington(William) grandchildren Andrew, Zachary(Stephanie), Kevin(Courtney), Allison(Drew), Elizabeth, Evan, Dakota, Kaleb, Amanda, and Serena, great grandchildren Alyvia, Zoey, Aaron, Macy, Haegan, and Hazel.
The family would like to especially thank her caregivers at the Anthurium for taking such good care of her in her last years.