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Monday, March 31, 2008

Maxine Whiteside Teague, dau of Bertie Lee SCROGGINS Whiteside

Jonesboro Sun, 25 Oct 2005
http://www.jonesborosun.com/archivedobits.php?ID=1228&Search=scroggins

Maxine Whiteside Teague
GRUBBS ­ Maxine Whiteside Teague, 68, of Grubbs died Sunday, Oct. 23, at
Searcy.
Born at Newport, she was an LPN at Regional Health Care in Newport and of
the Baptist belief.
Survivors include her husband, Buddy Teague; a son, Issiac "Bud" Teague of
Almyra; two daughters, Merveline Kirk of Searcy and Barbara Kee of Hazen;
two sisters; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jessie and Bertie Lee SCROGGINS
Whiteside.
Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Jackson's Newport Funeral
Home, with Ronnie Rogers officiating. Burial will be in Ballew's Chapel
Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Pauline Rash, day of Alice Scroggins Neely

Jonesboro Sun, 22 Jan 2007
http://www.jonesborosun.com/archivedobits.php?ID=1711&Search=scroggins

Pauline Rash

JONESBORO -- Mrs. Lillie Pauline Rash, 82, of Jonesboro died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007, in St. Bernards Medical Center at Jonesboro.

Mrs. Rash was born in Cameron, Okla., and had lived for the past 40 years in Jonesboro and was formerly of Trumann. She was a retired housekeeper for St. Bernards Medical Center and a member of Nettleton Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Elmer Rash Sr., in 1992; a daughter, Gail Rash; a son, Johnny Rash; and her parents, Jack and Alice SCROGGINS Neeley.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Alice Long of Jonesboro; one son, Floyd Rash Jr. of Powhatan; three grandsons, Michael Scott Long, Christopher Long and Gregory Forrester; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home. Burial will be private in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery in Harrisburg. Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann is in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Goad, Don Wisdom, Wayne Neeley, Greg Forrester, Paul Coats and Steven Price. Honorary pallbearers will be Ricky Goad, Scott Long and Chris Long.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today in Thompson Funeral Home.

Online guest book at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net

Daniel K. Russell, son of Alice Scroggins

Jonesboro Sun, 10 Feb 2007
http://www.jonesborosun.com/archivedobits.php?ID=1730&Search=scroggins

Daniel K. Russell

ASH FLAT -- Daniel K. Russell, age 34, of Ash Flat died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007, in Horseshoe Bend.

Survivors include his father, Lowell, and stepmother, Leola, of Ash Flat; mother, Alice SCROGGINS, and stepfather, Willie; two brothers, Lowell Kelly II and Jeremy M. Russell; two stepbrothers, Kris and Jeff Snow; stepsister, Katie Snow; grandfather, Theron Russell; grandmother Lois McKeny; six nieces and nephews; and numerous aunts and uncles.

Visitation will be Sunday from 5-7 p.m.

Service will be Monday at 10 a.m. Both are at the Heath Oak Hill Chapel in Highland. Burial is in New Hope Cemetery with the Rev. Author Barber officiating.

Arrangements are by Heath Funeral Home.

Sidney Woods, hus of 29129 Linda Kay Scroggins

Jonesboro Sun, 10 May 2007
http://www.jonesborosun.com/archivedobits.php?ID=1821&Search=scroggins

Sidney R. Woods

TRUMANN -- Mr. Sidney Ray "Sid" Woods, 63, of Trumann died Tuesday, May 8, at the family residence in Trumann.

Mr. Woods was a lifetime resident of Trumann, retired farmer and member of Melton Avenue Church of Christ.

Mr. Woods was preceded in death by one daughter, Marilyn Ann Lyons; four sisters; two brothers; and was the son of the late Arthur and Mable Ann Clark Woods.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Linda Kay SCROGGINS Woods of the home; a daughter, Donna Kay Frego of Trumann; a son, Kenneth Allen Woods of Trumann; one brother, Perry Woods of Trumann; seven grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

Funeral services will be Friday afternoon at 1:30 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with Nolan Glover officiating. Burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Kenneth Woods, Jackie Davis, Jeffery Campbell, Matt Moore, Dewayne Campbell, Jimmy Davis, Zachary Bivens, Thomas White and Tannar Miles.

Visitation will be this evening from 5-7 at the funeral home.

Online register: www.thompsonfuneralhome.net

Willie James, hus of Josephine Scroggins

Jonesboro Sun, 1 Mar 2008
http://www.jonesborosun.com/archivedobits.php?ID=2121&Search=scroggins

Willie James

VANNDALE ­ Willie James, 75, died Friday, Feb. 29, at his home.

Born April 6, 1932, at Tyronza, he was preceded in death by his parents, John and Willie Martin James; wife, Josephine SCROGGINS James; son, Terry James; a brother, a sister and a grandchild.

Survivors include daughters, Kathy James of Vanndale, Karen Lowe of Millington and Beth Volbrecht of Vanndale; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services are Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Thompson-Wilson Wynne Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at 2 p.m. in Memory Hill Gardens at Memphis.

Visitation will be Monday from 6-8 p.m.

Thomas Scercy, son of Maudie Scroggins

Jonesboro Sun, 22 Feb 2009
http://www.jonesborosun.com/archivedobits.php?ID=2113&Search=scroggins

Thomas Scercy

JONESBORO ­ Thomas Scercy, 75, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Feb. 21, at his home.

He had lived in the Jonesboro and Lake City area for the past 20 years. He was of the Pentecostal faith.

He is survived by his wife, Frances Gifford Scercy of the home; six sons, Dennis and wife Myra of Lake City, Rickey and wife Jeannie of Providence, R.I., Chris and wife Carolyn of Harrisburg, Terry and wife Linda of Bay, Billy and wife Angela of Ash Flat and Brian Scercy of Jonesboro; four daughters, Joyce Watson and husband Luther of Walnut, Miss., Kim Kain and husband Jimmy of Lake City, Trisha Woodruff and husband Larry of Jonesboro, and Jackie Lawson and husband Mark of Jonesboro; one brother, Junior Scercy of Harrisburg; two sisters, Geneva Engles of Harrisburg and Mildred Adams of Atkins; 25 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Maudie SCROGGINS Scercy; one daughter, Debra Hopkins; three sisters, Edna Harris, Minnie Thompson and Clara Sexton; one brother, Franklin Scercy; and two great-grandsons.

Funeral services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in Emerson Memorial Chapel with the Revs. Tim Hall and Earl Lawson officiating. Burial will follow in Monette Cemetery with Emerson Funeral Home in charge.

Nephews will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be this evening from 5-7 in the funeral home.

Those wishing to leave lasting memorials may consider the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City 73123-1718.

An online register may be signed at www.emerson
funeralhome.com.

Jeremiah Allen Newman, infant son of Crystal SCROGGINS

Jonesboro Sun, 9 Jul 2003
http://www.jonesborosun.com/archivedobits.php

Newman infant

PARAGOULD -- Jeremiah Allen Newman, infant son of Crystal SCROGGINS of Paragould, died Monday, July 8, at the residence.

Arrangements will be announced by Mitchell Funeral Home of Paragould.

John Wayne Lindsey Sr.,, bro of Sylia Scroggins

Jonesboro Sun, 6 May 2003
http://www.jonesborosun.com/archivedobits.php

Lindsey

HARRISBURG -- John Wayne Lindsey Sr., 67, of Harrisburg died Sunday, May 4, at his home.

Born at Tupelo, Miss., he was a carpenter and contractor who built homes in the Harrisburg and Wynne areas for 35 years. He was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Harrisburg and was a former member of the Arkansas Army National Guard.

Survivors include his wife, Norma Dempsey Lindsey of the home; one son, John W. Lindsey II of Harrisburg; three sisters, Faye Lucas of Heafer, Sylvia SCROGGINS of Birdeye and Mary Thompson of Corning; and one grandson, John Walter Lindsey of Harrisburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Belmont B. and Lillie Mae Gillitine Lindsey.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cornerstone Baptist Church, with the Revs. Captain Lovell and Glenn Hurst officiating. Burial will follow in Harrisburg Memorial Park under the direction of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers will be Frankie Lindsey, Jack Stalnaker, Lohnes Tiner, Randy Graves, Clay Hubbard, Doyle Davis, Charlie Newcomb, Bobby Cox and Richard Rudolph.

Honorary pallbearers will include the men of Cornerstone Baptist Church.

Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the building fund of Cornerstone Baptist Church.

Saturday, March 29, 2008

Notice for Sterling Jessie Turner

Message: Sterling Jessie Turner The funeral for Sterling Jesse Turner, 65, of Elkmont will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Spry Funeral Home with Glenn Keenon officiating. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 tonight at the funeral home. Mr. Turner died Friday, March 28, 2008, at home. He was born Feb. 16, 1943, in Limestone County to Willie and Mamie Sue Turner. He played baseball for many years and was a big Alabama football fan. He worked 30 years as a drink salesman with Dr. Pepper, Pepsi, RC and SunDrop. Sterling served as a deacon at Bethel Church of Christ in Bethel, Tenn., for many years. He was always a happy person to be around, even when he didn't feel good. He loved everyone, and everyone who met him loved him, too. He comes from a large family, but there will be a large void without him there to make us all laugh. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Margaret Turner, Mary Ann Perry; and brothers, Willie Lee Turner and Donnie Wade Turner. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Mary Viola Turner of Elkmont; three daughters, Joanie Tyler and husband Marty, Becky Davis and husband Joe Neil, and Wendy Smith and husband Chris, all of Elkmont; five brothers, James Turner, Steve Turner, Jackie Turner and Stanley Turner, all of Elkmont, and Ricky Turner of Minor Hill, Tenn.; four sisters, Jean Scroggins of Elkmont, and Shirley Jo Eckstein, Jane Rozell and Margie Clinard, all of Ardmore; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Published in The News-Courier on 3/29/2008.

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Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Notice for Catherine Scroggins

Message: [45187] Catherine Scroggins WEST YORK Catherine (Horner) Scroggins, 63, was ushered into heaven by the Lord's angels on Friday, March 21, 2008, from her daughter, Bonnie's home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the loving wife of Cecil Scroggins, with whom she shared 44 years of marriage. Born August 4, 1944, in Chicago, she was the daughter of the late Sarah (Henderson) McClister and Calvin Horner. Mrs. Scroggins enjoyed being a wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker. Her family was the joy of her life. In addition to her loving husband Cecil, she leaves to cherish her memory two daughters and their families, Bonnie Fuhrman and husband, David of York, and Larissa Scroggins and fianc<6>, Elfredo Ruiz of West York; six grandchildren, Christa Michaux and fianc<6>, Jason Schmuck of York, Jarrett Myers and fiancee, Heather Rauhauser of York, Reagan Hubbard, Zachary Miller, Makayla Scroggins and Karina Ruiz, all of West York; six great-grandchildren, Cassarah Brown, Alexandra Brown, Trevor Banks, Kelis Banks, Trinity Michaux and Elijah Myers; three brothers, Charles McClister and wife, Angie of California, Guy McClister and wife, Pam of Wisconsin, and William Horner and wife, Rose of California; three sisters, Florence Smeltzer and husband, Mark of Red Lion, Mary Norris of West York, and Neva Ellis and husband, Robert of California; and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Sebastian Myers. Family and friends are invited to a viewing on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon at the John H. Danner Funeral Home, 822 E. Market St., York. The service will begin at noon. Burial will immediately follow in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens. Published in the York Daily Record & York Dispatch from 3/24/2008 - 3/26/2008.

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Monday, March 24, 2008

Velma Bivens

Portland Oregonian, 1 Jul 2005 [Ancestry]

Velma I. Bivens

A gathering will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 3, 2005, in the Gresham home of her sister Mickie Thew for Velma I. Bivens, who died June 29 at age 72. Velma I. Scroggins was born July 18, 1932, in Beaver, Ark. She moved to Portland in 1955, and was a homemaker. She moved to Gresham in 2001. In 1965, she married Harold J.

Survivors include her husband; son, Robert; sisters, Mickie Thew and Melba Foster; brothers, James Kenney, Rickie Scroggins and Truman Scroggins; two grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by American Burial.


Conrad Buster Scroggins

Newberg Graphic, Newberg, OR
http://www.newberggraphic.com/community/births.htm

Babies born at Providence Newberg Hospital include:
March 8, 2006
Conrad Buster Scroggins, 7 pounds 9 ounces, born Feb. 23, 2006, to Jennifer
Oliver and Ron Scroggins of Dundee.

Notice for James A. Smith

Message: [Father-in-law of Rex Scroggins] James A. Smith March 19, 2008 Elder James A. Smith, 80, founding pastor of Church of the Living God, the Pillar and Ground of Truth, founding elder of True Christian Community Church, where he served for 28 years, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 19, 2008, with his family at his side in prayer. Following the Spirit of God, he continued to serve faithfully at True Christian Community Church for the remainder of his life. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Laddie Smith; five daughters, Dr. Margo Adesanya, husband, Abiodun, Prethisa Smith, Deborah Scroggins, husband, Rex, Barbara Smith, R.N., and Pamela Smith MS, CCC-SLP; six sons, Dehorace J. Smith, wife Mary, Larry D. Smith, Theodas Smith, wife, Hattie Wayne Smith, Harold Smith and Eric Smith; three brothers, Armen W. Smith, Marcellus Smith Jr. and Henry L. Smith; four sisters, Arzella Toy, Callie Mae Peterson, Dorothy Jean Henderson and Earlene Speed; 20 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends. Calling hours will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Eternal Hope Worship Church, Inc., 1507 James St., with funeral services following at 1 p.m. Burial will be in White Chapel Cemetery. Garland Bros. Funeral Home Family Owned and Operated 475-0285 www.garlandbrosfh.com Published in the Syracuse Post Standard on 3/23/2008.

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Saturday, March 22, 2008

Notice for Thomas Lynn Bader

Message: Thomas Lynn Bader BADER, Thomas Lynn, 55, of Riverview lost his three-year battle with cancer Monday, March 17, 2008. He was born September 23, 1952, in Louisville, Ky., the son of Louis Bader Jr. and Martha Scroggins. The longtime Tampa area resident is survived by his loving wife, Barbara; daughters, Heather DeBrocke and Stephanie Winn; son, Daniel; brothers, Louis "Butch" Bader III and Timothy Bader; and sister, Alice Marie Maiocchi. Tom' s pride and joy were his five grandsons (Derek, Drew, Thomas, Troy, and Tyler) and the rapid growth of his baseball card collection. He had owned and operated Brandon Sportscards and Collectibles since 1997. He enjoyed sports, movies, golf and any time spent with his family. In lieu of flowers, the Bader family asks that donations be made in Tom' s name to the American Cancer Society or the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Center, for those who continue to fight renal cell carcinoma. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2008, at Hillsboro Memorial Fuenral Home in Brandon, (813) 689-8121. Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2008, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2913 John Moore Road, Brandon. Interment will follow at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens. Published by TBO.com on 3/22/2008.

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Friday, March 21, 2008

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Paper: Denton Record-Chronicle (TX)
Deceased: Bill G. Ford
Date: March 18, 2008

Bill G. Ford, 83, of Denton, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2008 at Regency Hospital North Dallas in Carrollton. He was born June 12, 1924 in Ringgold TX to F.O. and Cama Scroggins Ford. He married Wanda Stewart on November 11, 1944 in Kilgore. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, 1st Division of the South Pacific during WWII. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and had owned Ace Auto Parts in Denton. After retirement, Mr. Ford devoted many years at SPAN.


A memorial service will be held Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at 2 p.m. in Cole Chapel of the First United Methodist Church.


He is survived by his wife, Wanda Stewart of Denton; daughter, Jill Heatherly of New Braunfels; sons, Craig Ford of Spring and Dean Ford of Scottsdale AZ; grandchildren, Keri and Chance Ford of Spring, Killian Ford of Scottsdale AZ, Katherine Ford of Ann Arbor MI, Katherine Heatherly of San Antonio and Grant Heatherly of New Braunfels; great-granddaughter, Erin Ford of Scottsdale; sister, Inawade Hulen of Hurst. He was also well loved by many in-laws.

Section: Obits
Page: 7a

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Thursday, March 20, 2008

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Paper: Kansas City Star, The (MO)
Deceased: ELEANORE M. ANTHONY
Date: January 11, 2007

Eleanore M. Anthony, 78, former Parkville, MO resident died Sunday, December 31, 2006 at Frances Georgeson Hospice House in Naples, FL of Parkinson's Disease. Anthony was the proprietor of Eleanore Skin Care and Cosmetics with hundreds of clients in the Kansas City area. After retiring in 1991, she moved to Marco Island, FL and married W. Jack Anthony, a retiree from Norfolk Southern Railroad and Gallatin, MO native. They moved to Naples in 1997. She was born Eleanore M. Schroeder in Manhattan, KS, and was the second of five children. Her siblings include brothers Martin, ID (deceased); Jack, CA; Bill, KS; and sister Bernadine Scroggins, MN. In 1949, she married Robert Dean Morrison and had four children-daughters Ramona Feisley, WA; Gera Valenzuela, MO; Mary Jo Butler, MO; and son Gary Morrison. She has four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Eleanore was a well-liked, independent businesswoman. Her loves included family, friends, music, humor, dance, travel, her !
profession, and an unmistakable zest for life. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Dean Morrison (Shad) in 1984. The family requests that wishing to memorialize Anthony, make a donation in her name to the Frances Georgeson Hospice House, 1095B Whipporwill Lane, Naples, FL, 34105.

Author: The Kansas City Star
Section: Obituary
Page: B5

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Ikey L. Scroggins [46435]

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Ikey L. Scroggins
(July 30, 1943 - March 18, 2008)

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Ikey L. Scroggins, age 64, of Madison, passed away on Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at the King�s Daughters� Hospital in Madison. He was born on July 30, 1943 in Madison, the son of Harold and Mary Gladys Fredenburgh Scroggins.

Mr. Scroggins worked in construction most of his life, having been employed by the former J.D. Shake Construction Company until 1982. He then formed his own construction company and retired from that in 1994. For several years after that, he worked as a security guard for Ameriform Company in Carrollton, Kentucky.

Survivors include his companion, Mary Johnson of Madison; two daughters: Lucretia �Cricket� Hager of Nicholasville, Kentucky, and Joy Zeilger and her husband, Randy of Columbus, Indiana; four sons: Jason Scroggins of Nicholasville, Kentucky, Shawn Handlon and his wife, Lisa of Taylor Mill, Kentucky, Jeffrey Handlon and his wife, Maggie of Madison, and Lewis Handlon and his wife, Tracy of Hanover; three brothers: Jerry Scroggins of Lacey Spring, Alabama, Bob Scroggins and Charlie Scroggins, both of Madison; one sister, Barb Boggs of Madison; thirteen grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Troy Scroggins in 1992; five brothers: Raymond Scroggins, Jim Scroggins, Donnie Fredenburgh, George Scroggins and Roger Scroggins; and one son-in-law, Audie �Hoss� Hager in 2003.

At his request, no services will be held for Mr. Scroggins.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Madison Riverfront Project. Envelopes are available at the Lytle Funeral Chapel.

Notice for Ikey L. Scroggins

Message: Ikey L. Scroggins MADISON SCROGGINS, IKEY L., 64, died Tuesday, March 18, 2008. No services have been planned. Lytle Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Published in The Courier-Journal on 3/20/2008.

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Tuesday, March 18, 2008

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Message: 32565

Paper: Times-Picayune, The (New Orleans, LA)
Deceased: SCROGGINS
Date: January 4, 2006

Henry Stanley Scroggins, Sr. on December 21, 2005. Beloved husband of Louise Terral Scroggins. Father of Henry Stanley Scroggins, Jr., Harold Stacy Scroggins, Stephanie Scroggins Myers and Sheila Scroggins. Son of the late Bill O. Scroggins and Ethel F. Scroggins. Brother of Billy O. Scroggins and Ethelyn Scroggins Millar. Also survived by 6 grandchildren. Mr. Scroggins served in the U.S. Navy and was employed as a chemist with the Food and Drug Administration. He was a trustee and treasurer at First Baptist Church of Gretna. Age 73 years. A native of Natchitoches, La. and a resident of Terrytown, La.


Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Memorial Service at First Baptist Church of Gretna, 100 Gretna Blvd., Gretna, La. on Friday, January 6, 2006 at 10:30 AM.


Mothe Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements, 366-4343.

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Page: 05

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Paper: Alexandria Daily Town Talk (LA)
Deceased: Susan Elizabeth Crooks
Date: March 15, 2008

Funeral services for Mrs. Susan Elizabeth Crooks will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 16, 2008, in the Chapel of Hixson Brothers of Jena with Rev. Randy Ray officiating. Interment will follow in the Chalk Hill Cemetery under the direction of Hixson Brothers of Jena.


Mrs. Crooks, 59, of Trout, passed from this life on Thursday, March 13, 2008, at LaSalle General Hospital. She was a retired LaSalle Parish school teacher.


She is survived by her husband, Clyde Crooks of Trout; one son, John Clyde Crooks of Littleton, Colorado; one daughter, Sarah Clancy of Pineville; one sister, Louise Scroggins of Jena; one granddaughter, Ella Clancy.


Mrs. Crooks was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Marie Terral and one sister Barbara Widdon.


Pallbearers were Stan Scroggins, Stacy Scroggins, Charles Widdon, Allen Jones, Jr., Guy Neil Campbell, and Steve Campbell.


Honorary Pallbearers were Wesley Crooks, Danny Kirbie, Donald Stuckey and Craig Myers.


Friends may call on the Crooks family, Saturday, March 15, 2008, at Hixson Brothers at 5 p.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday, March 16, 2008, from 8 a.m. until time of service.

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Page: 08C

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Paper: Columbia Daily Tribune (MO)
Deceased: Lorene Wilson 1918-2008
Date: March 16, 2008

Lorene Frances Wilson, 89, of Moberly died Saturday, March 15, 2008.


Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, at Cater Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 17, at Cater Funeral Home.


Survivors include her children, Donald McCreery, Wayne McCreery, Larry McCreery, Freddie McCreery, Frankie Wilson, David Wilson, Brenda Scrogin and Barb Dubree; 22 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.


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Monday, March 17, 2008

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Paper: Sun Herald, The (Biloxi, MS)
Deceased: Samuel Herbert Owens Jr.
Date: December 10, 1994

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Paper: Greenville News, The (SC)
Deceased: Leslie L. Owens
Date: August 8, 2006

Leslie Lee Owens, 27, husband of Mary Beth Ewing Owens, of 101 Brevard Drive, passed away August 6, 2006.


Born in Gulfport, Miss., he was a son of Faye Leugene Brooks Owens and the late Samuel Pete Herbert Owens Jr.


Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are children, Anthony Lee Owens, Alex Michael Owens and Aidan Eugene Owens, all of the home; a sister, Brenda Owens Landrum of Bay Minette, Ala.; and a brother, Jamie Michael Brooks of Gulfport, Miss.


Memorial services will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, August 10, 2006, at Dacusville Church of God.


Online condolences may be made by visiting www.dillardfunerals.com.


Dillard Funeral Home is assisting the Owens family.

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Page: 4B

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Paper: Sun Herald (Biloxi, MS)
Deceased: Leslie Lee Owens
Date: August 8, 2006

Leslie Lee Owens, 27, husband of Mary Beth Ewing Owens, of 101 Brevard Drive, Easley, S.C., passed away August 6, 2006.


Born in Gulfport, MS, he was a son of Faye Leugene Brooks Owens and the late Samuel Pete Herbert Owens Jr.


Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are children, Anthony Lee Owens, Alex Michael Owens, Aidan Eugene Owens all of the home; sister, Brenda Owens Landrum of Bay Minette, AL; brother, Jamie Michael Brooks of Gulfport, MS.


Memorial services will be held at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, August 10, 2006, at Dacusville Church of God, Dacusville, S.C.


Online condolences may be made by visiting www.dillardfunerals.com.


Dillard Funeral Home is assisting the Owens family.

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Saturday, March 15, 2008

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Paper: Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise (OK)
Deceased: Mary Louise Scruggins
Date: March 12, 2008

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Louise (Raven) Scruggins, 88, who passed away on Sunday, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday in the Memory Chapel of The Arnold Moore Funeral Residence. Pastor G. Avery Scruggins and Rev. Dale Nielsen will be the officiants. Committal prayers and interment will be directed in the Silver Lake Cemetery by The Arnold Moore Funeral Service.


Mrs. Scruggins will lie in state in the Drawing Rooms of The Arnold Moore Funeral Residence where friends may call for their visitation until the service hour.


Survivors are her son and daughter-in-law, John C. and Bette Scruggins of Tahlequah; three grandchildren, Jonna S. Burkett and husband, Justin; Bradley C. Scruggins, G. Avery Scruggins and wife, Kelly; six great grandchildren, Tory Raven Walton, Kazmira Kalain Lowry and Britney Mariah Scruggins; Natashsia Marie Finn, Jennifer Robin Chanate and Cage Avery Scruggins; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to her husband and father and mother, five sisters, Edna Pratt, Sue Schmidt, Cecile Schmidt, Gatsey Bowker, and Irene Gable; and two brothers, Pete Edwin Raven and James "Jimmy" Leroy Raven, preceded her in death.

Section: Obituaries

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Friday, March 14, 2008

Notice for Bennie Randell Scroggins

Message: Bennie Randell Scroggins BLANCHARD, LA - Services for Bennie Randall Scroggins, 68, of Blanchard, Louisiana, will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, March 15, 2008, at Hill Crest Funeral Home in Haughton. Officiating will be the Reverend Milton Vining Jr. Interment at Hill Crest Memorial Park Cemetery will follow the service. The family will receive friends for visitation on Friday, March 14, 2008, from 5 pm until 8 pm at Hill Crest Funeral Home. Mr. Scroggins was born on October 3, 1939, in Columbus, Georgia, and lived in Blanchard, Louisiana, for 33 years. On Monday, March 10, 2008, after a lengthy illness and with his family by his side, Ben was called home to be with the Lord. Mr. Scroggins proudly served in the United States Navy from 1956 -1960, serving on both the USS Brown and the USS Edwards. Following his honorable discharge, he became a glazier by trade, and helped build numerous large buildings around Shreveport such as Regions Bank downtown. He was also involved in the glass installation at the Louisiana Downs Racetrack. He was an avid fisherman, and loved to joke about being able to take his fishing boat to heaven with him. Mr. Scroggins was preceded in death by his father, Bennie Frank Scroggins. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 48 years, Fern Owens Scroggins; his mother, Betty Lois Scroggins; three brothers, Don Scroggins, Roger Scroggins, and Errol (Rusty) Scroggins; three sisters, Joyce Van Brocklyn, Patsy Hutches, and Gale Dzvonick; and numerous nieces, nephews, in-laws, and other relatives. Pall bearers will be his brothers, Don, Roger and Rusty Scroggins, brothers-in-law Charles Poindexter and Mike Jones, and long-time friend Ray Akes. The family would like to extend a very special thanks to Drs. Jimmy Smith and Michael Aura for their compassionate care of Mr. Scroggins during his illness. We also thank the following: the Pines Road Dialysis Clinic staff and patients; Kinesiotherapists, Ron and Billy, at the VA Hospital; the District One Blanchard emergency response team; and the Cornerstone Hospital staff for their care of Mr. Scroggins during his hospitalization. If you would like to share your memories of Mr. Scroggins with the family, please visit www.mem.com. Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home - (318) 949-9415 Published in the Shreveport Times on 3/14/2008.

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Notice for Richard A. Scroggin

Message: Richard A. Scroggin SCROGGIN, Richard A., 44, of Richmond passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2008. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Emma Scroggin. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Margaret Baggett Scroggin; three children, Cindy, David and Tracy; two grandchildren, Kenneth and Kristin; three brothers, Daniel Neering and wife, Charlene, Dennis Neering and wife, Debbie, Donald Neering and wife, Laura; five nephews and two nieces. Richard was a delivery driver for ACI Glass. He was a champion pool player and member of the APA. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and 12 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Nelsen Funeral Home and Crematory, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., Richmond, where services will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, March 16, 2008. Interment will follow in Washington Memorial Park, Henrico. Published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on 3/14/2008.

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Notice for Edna Louise Naves

Message: Edna Louise Naves Edna Louise NavesThe funeral for Edna Louise Naves, 84, of Athens will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Spry Funeral Home with Dr. Rick Craft officiating. Burial will be in Limestone Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Mrs. Naves died Thursday, March 13, 2008, at Athens Convalescent Center. She was a member of First Church of Athens and was a retired beautician. She was preceded in death by one son, Ronnie "Steve" Naves; and one daughter, Wanda McAllister. She is survived by two sons, Joe Naves and Larry Naves, both of Athens; one daughter, Janice Clem of Prospect, Tenn.; three sisters, Inez Putman and Sue Scroggins, both of Athens, and Nancy Harris of Madison; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.Grandsons and great-grandsons will be pallbearers. Published in The News-Courier on 3/14/2008.

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Notice for William Roscoe

Message: William Roscoe "Bill" Bill Roscoe, 74 of Big Rock, formerly of Aurora, passed away at his home during his sleep after a brief but courageous "war" with lung cancer. It was a war because he already had battled colon cancer and won. Bill was a proud member of Plumbers and Pipefitters, UA local union 501, of which he was a current officer of the retiree club. He also held a past office of Executive Board Member. He spent many years of hard work with Artlip and Sons and at Mooseheart's "The Child City" Bill attended West Aurora H.S. and served in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was a life time member of the Phoenix Club and the Amvets. Bill also served as one of the inaugural trustee's for the village of Big Rock. Bill was an avid fisherman. He enjoyed his many trips to Canada with his family and friends. He spent season after season coaching the Chicago Bears from his "recliner" and still enjoyed a cold Pabst Blue Ribbon! Bill leaves behind his wife Joni (Szilage/Lurz) and his children, Scott (Lisa) Roscoe of Aurora, Jeff (Teresa) Roscoe of Mesa AZ, and Pam Miller of Post Falls, ID. Bill was grandfather to Michelle (Dan) Spatafora, Branden and Chad Roscoe, Jeremiah Roscoe, Tony and Patrick Roscoe, Tommy Lieving ,Jeffery Stout and Spencer Lalley and his life-long buddy, Ken Lancaster (Jan)and his latest best friend "Oky". He also leaves behind, his brother and sisters, Betty (Orin) Anderson of Longview, WA. Peggy Scroggins of Kerrville, TX, Chuck (Kay) Roscoe of Cornell, WI, Ralph Roscoe of Aurora, IL, Sue (John) Moga of North Aurora, IL and Jack (Jean) Roscoe of Prophetstown, IL, sister in laws, Dolores Roscoe and Carol Roscoe, brother in laws, Donald "Red" (Mary) Lurz, Robert Lurz, and many nieces and nephews as well as great nieces and great nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Ralph and Lucinda (Warne), a sister June Young, brothers Robert Roscoe, Dick Roscoe, sister in laws Ruby Roscoe, Kitty Hollis, and Jenny Lurz also a brother in law Tim Scroggins. The Family wishes to thank the Dryer Medical clinic staff, the River West Radiation staff, the VNA/Hospice, Dr Chandra and the oncology associates. We also thank our friends and family for the cards, meals, thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Family will receive guests from 3:00-8:00 pm on Thursday March 13, 2008 and again from 10:00 am until the time of service at 11:00 am on Friday March 14, 2008 at Dieterle Memorial Home 1120 S. Broadway Ave. Montgomery, IL 60538. Interment will follow at River Hills Cemetery. Dieterle Memorial Home 630-897-1196 Published in the Beacon News from 3/11/2008 - 3/13/2008.

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Thursday, March 13, 2008

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Paper: Akron Beacon Journal (OH)
Deceased: Joe Ben Scroggins Sr.
Date: June 7, 2005

Joe Ben Scroggins Sr., died peacefully June 5, 2005.


Born in Mobile, Ala., he lived in Mississippi and Louisiana for most of his life. Joe served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. His career in the U.S. Navy began in 1944 and he retired in 1966.


Joe was preceded in death by the love of his life, and his son, Joe Ben Scroggins Jr. He is survived by his sons, Johnny Ray, Jerry Lee, and Jamey Jay (Donna) Scroggins; daughters, Jackie Gay (Jerry) Nemish and Joyce Ann (John) Hogue; grandchildren, Johnny Jr., Brian, Stacie, Chrissy, Jackie, Betty, Jacob, Jerry, Sara, Stephanie, Ashley, James, Dora, and Matt; numerous great-grandchildren; and brother, Charles Scroggins of England.


Funeral services Tuesday (TODAY), 5 p.m., at United Evangelical Church, 226 Southeast Ave., Tallmadge 44278, with Pastor Hollinger officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to service time at the church on Tuesday. Inurnment at Biloxi National Cemetery in Mississippi. Memorial contributions may be made to P.S.P. of United Evangelical Church. (HOPKINS LAWVER, AKRON, 330-733-6271.) www.hopkinslawver.com

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Paper: Sun Herald, The (Biloxi, MS)
Deceased: Barbara Hickman Scroggins
Date: April 24, 2005

MS United States


Barbara Hickman Scroggins, age 55, of Yazoo City, MS died on April 22, 2005. She was born Feb. 26, 1950.


Mrs. Scroggins was a member of Southside Baptist Church. She was a retired secretary and an artist.


She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Hickman of Missouri.


She is survived by her husband, Donald G. Scroggins, Sr. of Yazoo City, MS, 2 sons, Donald G. Scroggins, Jr. of Yazoo City, MS and Ken W. Knight of Atlanta, GA; her mother and stepfather, Olene and Thomas McManus of Long Beach, MS.


Visitation will be from noon-2 p.m. on April 24, 2005 at Stricklin-King Funeral Home in Yazoo City, MS. A funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City.


Pallbearers will be Ray White, Billy Wyatt, Ryan Everett, Freddie Pate, Jason Melton, Chad Taggart.


Stricklin-King Funeral Home, Yazoo City is in charge of arrangements.

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Paper: Sun Herald, The (Biloxi, MS)
Deceased: Cora "Nanny" Hicks Lathon
Date: May 18, 2004

Cora Lathon, 101, also known as Nanny, died May 10, 2004. She was born on October, 18, 1902 to the late Robert and Eugenia Hicks in Saucier. There were six children born to this union.


Cora attended Marion County School. She accepted Christ at a very young age. Soon after moving to Biloxi with her parents she joined Bethel Baptist Church under the guidance of Rev. Louis Johnson. She later met and married Brother James Lathon.


She was a member of the Senior Missionary Society, sang in the choir, worked on the kitchen committee, a member of the Mother's Board, and a member of the Court of Calanthe #33. She was a guardian angel to at least six generations of children as well as adults.


She was preceded in death by her husband, James Lathon; a stepdaughter, Evelyn Smith; five siblings, Roscoe, Chester and John Hicks, Ruby Ray and Sarah Hicks; a nephew, Roland Hicks; a niece, Elaine Guichard; and two stepgrandchildren, Clothilde Hughes and Charles Smith.


She leaves to mourn her passing, one adopted daughter, Marlyene Scroggins; a loving and devoted great-niece, LaMonica (James) Greenlee; one granddaughter, Jayme Scroggins; one great-great-nephew, James Lathon Greenlee; 3 stepgrandchildren; 14 stepgreat-grandchildren; 30 stepgreat-great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-great-grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.


Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 18, 2004 with visitation from 9-11 a.m. at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Biloxi.


Burial will be in Biloxi Cemetery.


Funeral arrangements entrusted to Dickey Bros. and Hartwell Christian Mortuary in Biloxi.

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Paper: Sun Herald (Biloxi, MS)
Deceased: Leslie Lee Owens
Date: August 8, 2006

Leslie Lee Owens, 27, husband of Mary Beth Ewing Owens, of 101 Brevard Drive, Easley, S.C., passed away August 6, 2006.


Born in Gulfport, MS, he was a son of Faye Leugene Brooks Owens and the late Samuel Pete Herbert Owens Jr.


Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are children, Anthony Lee Owens, Alex Michael Owens, Aidan Eugene Owens all of the home; sister, Brenda Owens Landrum of Bay Minette, AL; brother, Jamie Michael Brooks of Gulfport, MS.


Memorial services will be held at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, August 10, 2006, at Dacusville Church of God, Dacusville, S.C.


Online condolences may be made by visiting www.dillardfunerals.com.


Dillard Funeral Home is assisting the Owens family.

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Notice for Jeannette Mary Owens Warden

Message: Jeannette Mary Owens Warden Jeannette Mary Owens Warden, age 76, of Gulfport, died Sunday, March 9, 2008 in Gulfport. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver Edwin Warden; a step-son, Orville E. Warden; two brothers, Samuel H. Owens, Latheniel H. Owens; her father, Samuel Herbert Owens, Sr. and her mother, Leslie Lee Scroggins Owens. She is survived by three daughters, Deborah Beanco of Pass Christian, Charlotte Diane Taylor of Fulton, NY, and Rhonda Hurst of Pass Christian; two sons, Maurice G. Clements, Jr. of Pass Christian, and Michael Vernon Clements of Lucedale; two step-daughters, Darlene Thurman of Gulfport and Dixie Huch of Long Beach; ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 12 noon at Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home, O'Neal Road, Gulfport where friends may visit from 10:30 a.m. until the service. Interment will follow at the First Free Church of God Cemetery, O'Neal Road, Gulfport. View and sign register book at www.bradfordokeefe.com. Published in The Sun Herald on 3/12/2008.

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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

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Paper: Fresno Bee, The (CA)
Deceased: BERSIE SCROGGINS
Date: January 25, 1993

Services for Bersie Scroggins, 56, of Kingsburg, will be held at noon Wednesday at the Kingsburg United Methodist Church. Mrs. Scroggins, a homemaker, died Friday. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Creighton Memorial Chapel. Remembrances may be sent to the American Cancer Society.

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Page: D10

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Paper: Fresno Bee, The (CA)
Deceased: Bob Scroggins
Date: August 22, 1991

MADERA - Graveside services for Bob Scroggins, 49, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Arbor Vitae Cemetery.


Mr. Scroggins died Sunday.


He was a truck driver for Cherokee Trucking.


Surviving are his wife, Lorretta; three sons, Bruce Scroggins of Merced, Brian Scroggins of Hanford and David Clark of Madera; four daughters, Tammy Davis and Melissa Clark Scroggins, both of Madera, Lorretta Pek of Arizona and Shari Scroggins of Missouri; mother, Daisy Scroggins of Madera; four brothers, Ray and Ron, both of Madera, John of Clovis and Bill of Oakhurst; three sisters, Betty Scroggins and Lucille Lara, both of Madera, and Kay Ernat of Palm Springs; and 12 grandchildren.


Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at Jay Chapel in Madera.

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Page: C20

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Paper: Fresno Bee, The (CA)
Deceased: Margaret Elaine Scroggins
Date: July 21, 1988

50, of Sanger, homemaker, died Sunday. Services, 10 a.m. Friday, Wallin & Son Funeral Home.

Section: METRO
Page: C17

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Lucinda Lucille Scruggins Wilson

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Lucinda Lucille Wilson

­ Lucinda Lucille Wilson died Friday, Aug. 3, 2007.
A celebration of her life will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Main and Oklahoma Church of Christ in McAlester, with Bill Banks officiating. Burial will be at Chambers Cemetery under the direction of Brumley-Mills Funeral Home of McAlester.
Family will greet friends today from 5 to 7 p.m. at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
Born a full-blood Cherokee Indian Feb. 6, 1917, in Delaware County, to Samuel Curtis and Dorcas (Fox) Scuggins, she attended school in Butler until age 10, then went to Sequoyah Indian Boarding School in Tahlequah.
She was a cook at McAlester High School and McAlester Regional Health Center and retired when she was 70 years old. She was a member of the Main and Oklahoma Church of Christ of McAlester, was involved with Meals on Wheels, summer church camp, Ladies Bible Group and Women?s Indian Club.
A lifelong Democrat, she enjoyed sports, including baseball, especially the St. Louis Cardinals, football and basketball, gardening, sewing, puzzles and cooking.
Survivors include her 12 children and spouses, Dorothy Ellington, of Enid, Robert J. and Janice Wilson, of Checotah, Jean Reeves, of Muskogee, Peggy and Bill Fulkersin, of Clayton, N.M., Fran Mattias, Nobel, Jerry Wilson, of Denver, Maxine and Thomas Hayes, of McAlester, Becky and Kevin Schorr, of Manassas, Va., Betty and Tony Joslin, of Homer, Ark., Gary and Galia Wilson, of Fort Gibson, Sherry Medley, of McAlester, Terry and Kyle Adams, of Abilene, Texas; one stepdaughter and spouse, Margi and Russell Saldin, of Buena Vista, Ark.
Also, 26 grandchildren, Karla Ellington, of Massachusetts; Kim and Tommy Ritchie, of Enid, Robert and Cathy Wilson, of Eufaula, Brian and Becky Wilson, of Eufaula, Mark and Kelly Wilson, of Seminole, James and Ann Wilson, of McAlester, Rhonda Kelly, of Oklahoma City, Becki and Dal Houston, of Alva, Jeff Mattias, of Noble, Joann and Robert Haile, of McAlester, Jennifer Mattias, of Gowen, Julie Mattias, of Midwest City, Whitney Wilson, of Lawrence, Kan., Bradley Haile, of Granite, Nancy Haile, of McAlester, Jennifer and Danny Ducharme, of Chugiak, Alaska, Lindsey and John Ducharme, of Anchorage, Alaska, Carrie and Daryl Thomas, of Cordova, Tenn., Jake Wilson, of Muskogee, Tammy Wilson, of Horn Lake, Miss., Travis Wilson, of Fort Gibson, Barrett and Alisa Medley, of Wichita, Kan., Dustin Medley, of Muskogee, Derek and Julie Taylor, of McAlester, William Taylor, of Wagoner, Ivan Taylor, of McAlester.
And, two sisters, Annie Walker, of Grove, and Anita Petty, of Afton; 42 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant daughter, Regina Fern Wilson; two sisters, Elizabeth Nelson and Rubye Nelson; one brother, Taft Scruggins; stepson and spouse, E.J. and Hannah (Jimmie) Wilson, and three sons-in-law, Richard Taylor, Bobby Reeves and Marshall Ellington.

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Paper: Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise (OK)
Deceased: Mary L. (Raven) Scruggins
Date: March 11, 2008

Mary Louise (Raven) Scruggins, 88, widow of Mr. Taft "Chief" Scruggins, died at 2:45 p.m. on Sunday, March 9, 2008 in the Cherokee County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Tahlequah, Oklahoma.


Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, in the Memory Chapel of The Arnold Moore Funeral Residence. Pastor G. Avery Scruggins, her grandson, and the Rev. Dale Nielsen will be the officiants. Committal prayers and interment will be directed in the Silver Lake Cemetery by The Arnold Moore Funeral Service.


Mrs. Scruggins will lie in state in the Drawing Rooms of The Arnold Moore Funeral Residence where family and friends may call for their visitation until the service hour.


An Oklahoma native, Mary Louise Raven was born March 12, 1919 at Fish Creek, near Bartlesville, in Washington County. She was the daughter of John L. Raven and Lucinda (White) Raven. She was reared and completed her education in the Dewey Public Schools. She was united in marriage to Taft "Chief" Scruggins on December 20, 1935 at Pawhuska, Oklahoma and they established their first home in Bartlesville. Mary was a homemaker and Mr. Scruggins was an employee of the Phillips Petroleum Company and later became active in industrial iron construction which took them to various parts of the United States. They moved to the Grove, Oklahoma community in 1972. Mr. Scruggins preceded her in death on May 18, 1991 in Grove and she remained a resident of Grove living in retirement. She had recently moved to Tahlequah to be near family.


Survivors are her son and daughter-in-law, John C. and Bette Scruggins of Tahlequah; three grandchildren, Jonna S. Burkett and husband, Justin; Bradley C. Scruggins, G. Avery Scruggins and wife, Kelly; six great grandchildren, Tory Raven Walton, Kazmira Kalain Lowry and Britney Mariah Scruggins; Natashsia Marie Finn, Jennifer Robin Chanate and Cage Avery Scruggins; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to her husband and father and mother, five sisters, Edna Pratt, Sue Schmidt, Cecile Schmidt, Gatsey Bowker, and Irene Gable; and two brothers, Pete Edwin Raven and James "Jimmy" Leroy Raven, preceded her in death.

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Notice for Mary S. Johnson

Message: Mary S. Johnson Mrs. Mary Sue Johnson, 97, of Florence, passed away March 8, 2008, at Southridge Place. The graveside service will be Tuesday, March 11, 2008, at 11 a.m. at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens. Dr. Carl Gebhardt and the Rev. Gary Formby will be officiating. There will be a family memorial service in June. Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Johnson Sr. She was a graduate of the University of Alabama and a big fan of the Alabama teams. She was a member of First Christian Church. She was an avid rose gardener who shared her flowers with everyone. She was also a great cook. Mrs. Johnson was a very gracious lady and full of hospitality. She celebrated every holiday with her family, and she will be greatly missed. She is survived by a daughter, Suzanne Scroggins (Derrell), Florence; a son, Dr. Lloyd Johnson Jr. (Joan), Florence; grandchildren, Mary Sue Ridgway (Alan), Dr. Lloyd Johnson III (Holly), Kristi Johnson Smith (Tim), Dr. Todd Johnson (Betsy), Ashley Johnson; great-grandchildren, James Alan Ridgway, Derrell Sidney Ridgway, Melissa Suzanne Ridgway, Alex and Lily Johnson, Ella and Sienna Smith and Gabrielle Johnson. Elkins Funeral Home, Florence, is assisting the family. Published in the Florence Times Daily on 3/11/2008.

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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Notice for Winona Faye (Isom) Rightnowar

Message: Winona Faye (Isom) Rightnowar Winona Faye (Isom) Rightnowar, age 83, of Waltonville, died 7:36 a.m. Saturday, March 8, 2008, at her home in Waltonville.Faye was born Nov. 8, 1924, in Waltonville, the daughter of Nelson and Inez (Green) Isom. She married Merle Q. Rightnowar on March 1, 1943, in DeRidder, La.; he preceded her in death on Feb. 23, 2008.Faye was a long time employee of the Security Bank and later Boatmans Bank, where she served as head teller and later as assistant cashier. She was of the Protestant faith. She and her husband enjoyed several activities such as golfing, fishing, boating and camping. Faye also enjoyed growing flowers and sewing. She was a long time member of VFW Post 9153 Ladies Auxiliary of Waltonville. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville, with Pastor Tanner Green officiating. Interment will follow at Knob Prairie Cemetery in Waltonville. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home. Faye is survived by one daughter, Jacque and husband Ray Gluss of Waltonville; one granddaughter, Tarra Gluss of Waltonville; and one great-grandson, Ricky Chaput; two sisters, Evelyn and husband Bill Tolley of Mt. Vernon and Jean Ann Scroggins of Waltonville; one brother, Ralph Isom of Mt. Vernon; two brothers-in-law, Cyril Barton of Waltonville and Bill Rightnowar and wife Norma of Woodlawn; one sister-in-law, Doris and husband Charlie Brown of Woodlawn; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Merle, parents, Nelson and Inez Isom; two brothers, Ulan Ray and Charles Dale Isom; two brothers-in-law, Harry Scroggins and Orval "Dude" Rightnowar and wife Idabell; one sister-in-law, Myreta Barton; mother and father-in-law, Adam and Minnie (Fairchild) Rightnowar; and great-great-nephew, Wayman Eastham.For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Hospice of Good Samaritan or Knob Prairie Cemetery and will be accepted at the Newell Funeral Home or may be mailed to Newell Funeral Home, 505 East Main Street, Waltonville, Ill.For further information you may call 279-7272 or visit us on-line at www.newellfuneralhome.com for on-line obituary or to leave an on-line condolence. Published in the Mt. Vernon Register News from 3/10/2008 - 3/11/2008.

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Monday, March 10, 2008

Charles Glass, son of Donna Scroggins Glass

Bowling Green Daily News

Charles Glass

Publish Date: April 22, 2004
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Charles "Junior" Glass, 68, of Bowling Green died at 10 a.m. April 21, 2004, at a Bowling Green nursing home. The Warren County native was a factory worker at Holley Carburetor/Colt Industries and a Church of Christ member. He was a son of the late Hyman Glass and Donna Scroggins Glass.

Funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at J.C. Kirby & Son Funeral Home, Broadway Avenue chapel, with burial in Bowling Green Gardens. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 9


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Daily News (Bowling Green, KY) - December 8, 2004
Deceased Name: Charles L. Glass
Charles Lee Glass, 45, of Bowling Green died at 4:28 p.m. Dec. 6, 2004, in Bowling Green.

The Bowling Green native was a driver for Holderfield Battery, owned a tree-trimming business and was a member of First Pentecostal Church. He was a son of Emit Glass and Betty Bradley Glass of Bowling Green, who survive.

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at J.C. Kirby & Son Funeral Home, Broadway Avenue chapel, with burial in Wingfield Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at J.C. Kirby & Son Funeral Home, Broadway Avenue chapel, and from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the building fund of First Pentecostal Church, Russellville Road at Natcher Parkway, Bowling Green, KY 42101.

Other survivors include his wife, Shawna Crenshaw Glass; two sons, Dustin Dakota Glass of Bowling Green and Jamie Scott Glass of Brownsville; three daughters, Ashley Michelle Glass, Kathrine Nicole Glass and Christy Fowler Glass, all of Bowling Green; a sister, Judy Carol Glass of Brownsville; a grandchild, Destany Lynn Gabbard of Morgantown; a niece, Jennifer Ann Clark of Morgantown; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

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Date: December 8, 2004
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Huey Clint Hightower, son of Mary Margaret Scroggins Hightower

Bowling Green Daily News

Huey C. Hightower

Publish Date: May 16, 2005
Word Count: 184
Document ID: 10A28F4829937E0B

Huey Clint Hightower, 87, died at 9:30 a.m. May 14, 2005, at his residence. The Warren County native was a carpenter for Goodrum and Lentz, a graduate of Richardsville High School and a Baptist. He was a son of the late William Luther Hightower and Mary Margaret Scroggins Hightower. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Raymond, Edward and Dock S. Hightower; and three sisters, Mabel Milam, Eva Phelps and Lottie Hazel.

The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at J.C. Kirby

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Daily News (Bowling Green, KY) - May 16, 2005
Deceased Name: Huey Clint Hightower
Huey Clint Hightower, 87, died at 9:30 a.m. May 14, 2005, at his residence.

The Warren County native was a carpenter for Goodrum and Lentz, a graduate of Richardsville High School and a Baptist. He was a son of the late William Luther Hightower and Mary Margaret Scroggins Hightower. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Raymond, Edward and Dock S. Hightower; and three sisters, Mabel Milam, Eva Phelps and Lottie Hazel.

The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at J.C. Kirby & Son Funeral Home, with burial in Bowling Green Gardens. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Loberta Hanes Hightower; two daughters, Patty Whittaker and Dorothy Pendleton and her husband, James, all of Bowling Green; a son, Butch Hightower and his wife, Diane, of Scottsville; five grandchildren, Jimmy Pendleton, Johnna Crabtree, Tommy Whitaker, Katina McCoy and Tammy Perkins; 12 great-grandchildren, Travis, Trent, Trevor, Trinity, Tristan, Holly, Kody, Keyton, Connor, Nathan, Kolton and Gracie; two great-great grandchildren, Ethan and Max, and several nieces, nephews, great-neices and great-nephews.

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Date: May 16, 2005
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Charles Glass, son of Donna Scroggins Glass

Bowling Green Daily News

Charles Glass

Publish Date: April 22, 2004
Word Count: 147
Document ID: 10AB7B32B4DE19AA

Charles "Junior" Glass, 68, of Bowling Green died at 10 a.m. April 21, 2004, at a Bowling Green nursing home. The Warren County native was a factory worker at Holley Carburetor/Colt Industries and a Church of Christ member. He was a son of the late Hyman Glass and Donna Scroggins Glass.

Funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at J.C. Kirby & Son Funeral Home, Broadway Avenue chapel, with burial in Bowling Green Gardens. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 9

Huey Clint Hightower, son of Mary Margaret Scroggins Hightower

Bowling Green Daily News

Huey C. Hightower

Publish Date: May 16, 2005
Word Count: 184
Document ID: 10A28F4829937E0B

Huey Clint Hightower, 87, died at 9:30 a.m. May 14, 2005, at his residence. The Warren County native was a carpenter for Goodrum and Lentz, a graduate of Richardsville High School and a Baptist. He was a son of the late William Luther Hightower and Mary Margaret Scroggins Hightower. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Raymond, Edward and Dock S. Hightower; and three sisters, Mabel Milam, Eva Phelps and Lottie Hazel.

The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at J.C. Kirby

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Paper: Daily News (Bowling Green, KY)
Deceased: Ruby B. Bradford
Thursday, February 16, 2006 12:32 PM CST
Date: February 16, 2006

GLASGOW - Ruby Beals Bradford, 95, of Glasgow died Feb. 15, 2006, at a Glasgow nursing home.


The Cave City native was a homemaker and a member of South Green Street Church of Christ. She was a daughter of the late William T. Proffitt and Amanda Thomas Proffitt and the wife of the late Roy Bradford.


Funeral is at 2 p.m. Friday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and Friday until time for services at the funeral home.


Survivors include a son, Alan Beals and his wife, Ernestine, of Glasgow; a daughter, Georgia Beth Albany of Glasgow; a sister, Annie Williams of Franklin, Ind.; five grandchildren, Alan Lynn Beals, Timothy Neal Beals and Jeffrey Carroll Beals, all of Glasgow, Dani Lott of Little Rock, Ark., and Billie Scroggins of Montgomery, Ala.; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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Paper: Saginaw News (MI)
Deceased: Campbell, Sr., Mr. William Calvin "Jack"
Saginaw, Michigan
Date: March 5, 2008

Campbell, Sr., Mr. William Calvin "Jack"


Saginaw, Michigan


Funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 7, 2008 at Zion Valley Baptist Church, 517


Carlisle Street. Pastor John Rincher will officiate with interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the Browne's Mortuary, 441 N. Jefferson Ave. on Thursday from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m.


Mr. William Calvin Campbell, Sr. suddenly passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2008 at the age of 72 years. He was born on January 4, 1936 to Hosey Campbell, Sr. and Josephine Germany in Union Springs, AL.


He leaves to cherish his memory three sons, William Jr. and Trudy Campbell, Bibbin and Michelle Campbell, Walter and Michelle Campbell; two daughters, Luven and Reginald West and Shawanda and David Scroggins; 24 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Hosey and Dorthy Campbell; one sister, Mattie Ellis of Union Spring, AL; a former son-in-law, Hugh Brown, Sr., Tommy Green, two very special nieces, Felicia Rincher, Sandra Campbell other relatives and friends. Jack was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Campbell, his parents; three sisters, Idella Fort, Louise and Delphine Youngblood; three nephews, Frederick Fort, Samuel Fort, Jr. and Anthony Fort.

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Message: Name: Denise M Scroggins
Birth Date: Feb 1962
Street address: 77 Sunset Dr
City: Waynesboro
County: Waynesboro City
State: Virginia
Zip Code: 22980
Phone Number: 540-942-4011
Record Number: 532323069
Household Members:
Name Est. Age Birth Year
Ashley Scroggins 21 1986
Denise Scroggins
Denise M Scroggins 46 1962
Rap Scroggins
Ray Scroggins
Ray L Scroggins 46 1962

Paper: Daily News Leader (Staunton, VA)
Deceased: Terrence R. Davlin
Date: January 3, 2001

BUENA VISTA - Terrence Richard Davlin, 77, of 53 Ox Road, formerly of the Houston/Galveston, Texas, area, died Monday (Jan. 1, 2001) at Shenandoah Valley Health Care Center.


He was born Feb. 19, 1923, at Houston, a son of James and Agnes (Overley) Davlin.


He was a member of the American Legion.


He was preceded in death by his parents a brother, James O. Davlin and two sisters, Catherine Dial and Dorothy Briggs.


Survivors include his wife, Virgie Davlin two sons, Terrence Richard Davlin II of Houston and James Pool of Jupiter, Texas three daughters, Mary K. Angel of Galena Park, Texas, Peggy Light of Irving, Texas and Denise Scroggins of Stuarts Draft a brother, Eli Davlin of Austin, Texas a sister, Pat Meyer of Peoria, Ill. 17 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.


By his request his body was cremated and there will be no funeral services.


Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc., Shenandoah Chapter, 284 E. Water St., Harrisonburg VA 22801.


Reynolds Funeral Service of Waynesboro is handling arrangements.

Author: The Daily News Leader
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Page: 2A

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Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA)-December 24, 2007

Kelinda Annette Lam of Weyers Cave and Iban Phillip Feldmeier of Harrisonburg were married Oct. 6, 2007,

by Pastor Luther Ramsey

at Mount Olivet United Brethren Church in

Mount Solon.

The bride is the daughter of Daniel and Linda Lam of Mount Sidney.

The groom is the son of Christopher and Sharon Feldmeier of Broadway and the late Alejandra Feldmeier.

Miranda Ball of Weyers Cave was matron of honor.

Rebecca Rawley of Mount Solon and Melissa Smith of Staunton were bridesmaids.

Michael Feldmeier of Broadway was best man.

Lyndon Joiner of Harrisonburg and Christopher Feldmeier of Broadway were groomsmen.

Julia, Dakota and Danielle Scroggins of Japan were flower girls.

Austin Lam of Mount Solon was ringbearer.

The bride graduated from Fort Defiance High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Eastern Mennonite University. She is an operating room coordinator at Rockingham Memorial Hospital.

The groom graduated from Broadway High School. He works in environmental services at RMH.

After a honeymoon in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the couple reside in Weyers Cave.

Section: Community

Record Number: 10019714
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Thursday, March 06, 2008

Obit: Edna Scroggins Cochran, bur Cedar Grove

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Pontotoc Co., OK - Obits: The Ada Evening News ******************************************************** This file was contributed for use in the USGenWeb by: Rita Floyd <ritafloyd@compworldnet.com>  USGenWeb Archives. Copyright. All rights reserved http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm ********************************************************  Obituaries from the Ada Evening News, Pontotoc Co., OK. Date of editions are given at beginning of each section. --------------------------------------------------------                  Obituaries               April 14-25, 2003 --------------------------------------------------------    Thurs, Apr 17, 2003   EDNA COCHRAN OKLAHOMA CITY ­ Services for Edna Opal Cochran, 93, Oklahoma City, formerly of Francis, are 1 p.m. Saturday at Criswell Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Jack Kemper officiating. Burial follows at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Francis.  Mrs. Cochran died April 16, 2003, at an Oklahoma City nursing facility. She was born July 25, 1909, at Francis to George L. and Annie Bell  Scroggins Surgnier. She attended Cedar Grove and Francis schools.  She married Thomas Howard Cochran Dec. 31, 1928, at Francis. He died Dec. 22, 1985, at Francis.  Mrs. Cochran moved to Oklahoma City from Ada in 1997. She was a homemaker and a Methodist.  Survivors include three sons, Bob Cochran and wife, Mary Jane, Oklahoma City, Harold Cochran and wife, Janelle, Perryton, Texas, and John Cochran, Francis; two grandsons, Mark Cochran and wife, Gina, Amarillo, Texas, and Greg Cochran, Fort Worth, Texas; two granddaughters, Gina Smith and husband, Tracy, Ringling, and Bobbie Hartpence and husband Jeff, Oklahoma City; nine great- grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.    Criswell Funeral Home 

Orvel West Francis
(25 Jul 1913 - 11 Jan 2007) [27852]

Orvel West Francis [27852]

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Sunday, January 14, 2007 ORVEL WEST FRANCIS - Services for Orvel Thomas West, 93, Francis, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Cedar Grove Free Will Baptist Church, the Revs. Earl Scroggins and Willie White officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery. Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery. Mr. West died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, at his home. He was born July 25, 1913, at Francis to Ely and Effie Bolin West. He attended school at Cedar Grove and Francis. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. Mr. West was a Flight Maintenance Gunner, flying in 29 combat missions in a B-26 aircraft over enemy occupied territory of Germany and Belgium. He received the American Theater EAME Theater Ribbon with 3 Bronze Stars, the Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart, Air Medal with 3 Bronze Clusters, and the Victory Medal. He moved to Moore in 1950 and returned to Francis in 1969. Mr. West was employed at Tinker Air Force Base in 1950 as a Hydraulic Mechanic and retired in 1971. He was a charter member of First Free Will Baptist Church in Moore and helped build the current building at Cedar Grove Free Will Baptist Church, where he was a longtime active member and served as a Deacon. He married Hazel Louise Scroggins [28731] Dec. 8, 1945. She died Sept. 17, 2004. Survivors include two daughters, Melba Sue Dixon and husband Chester, Francis, and LaWanda Jeanne White and husband Willie, Francis; a son, Lonnie Thomas West and wife Carolyn, Oklahoma City; two sisters, Edith Sutton, Moore and Vergie Jones, Henryetta; six grandchildren, Debra Dixon, Francis, LaDonna Dempsey and husband Ron, Ada, Chris White and wife Laura, Edmond, Angela Murray and husband Danny, Francis, Michelle West, Oklahoma City, and Brandy Jackson, Wewoka; three great- grandsons, Brent Dempsey, Hunter James Murray, and Christian Thomas White; six great granddaughters, Oriana White, Savannah White, Cassidy White, Melissa Dempsey, Madison Murray and Liberty Murray. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy West and Troy West. Bearers will be Chester Dixon, Danny Murray, Brent Dempsey, Ron Dempsey, Adam West, and Melvin Williamson. Honorary bearers will be Chris White, Don West, Charles West, David Jones, David Stettler, Carrel Bryant, Bob Hooser, and Larry Wheeler.      Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

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Obit: Dixon, dau Hazel Scroggins

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Pontotoc Co., OK - Obits: February 2007 ******************************************************* This file was contributed for use in the USGenWeb by: Rita Floyd <ritafloyd@compworldnet.com>  USGenWeb Archives. Copyright. All rights reserved http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm *******************************************************  Obituaries from the Ada Evening News, Pontotoc Co., OK. Date of editions are given at beginning of each section. Submitted by Rita Floyd. --------------------------------------------------------                       OBITUARIES              February 01 - February 28, 2007 --------------------------------------------------------    Sunday,  February 11, 2007  MELBA DIXON FRANCIS - Services for Melba Sue Dixon, 65, Francis, are 11 a.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Revs. Joyce Parker and Michael Parker will officiate. Burial will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Francis.  Mrs. Dixon died Friday, Feb. 9, 2007, at a local hospital. She was born Feb. 1, 1942, in Ada to Melburn and Hazel Scroggins Copeland. She attended school at Cedar Grove and graduated from Moore High School in 1961.  She married Chester Dixon June 12, 1965, at Moore. She was a homemaker and currently employed with Wal-Mart. She was affiliated with the Church of God.  Survivors include her husband, Chester Dixon, of the home; two daughters, LaDonna Dempsey and husband Ronald, Ada, and Debra Dixon, of the home;  a grandson, Brent Dempsey; granddaughter, Melissa Dempsey; a sister, LaWanda White and husband Willie, Francis; a brother, Lonnie Thomas West and wife Carolyn, Oklahoma City; and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Orvel and Hazel West; and her biological father, Melburn Copeland.  Bearers will be Chester Dixon, Brent Dempsey, Ronald Dempsey, Debra Dixon, Willie White and Chris White.  Honorary bearers are Lonnie West and Danny Murray.      Criswell Funeral Home, Ada  

Obit: LeBlanc, Scroggins

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Pontotoc Co., OK - Obits: December, 2005 ***************************************************** This file was contributed for use in the USGenWeb by: Rita Floyd <ritafloyd@compworldnet.com>  USGenWeb Archives. Copyright. All rights reserved http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm *****************************************************  Thanks to the Ada Evening News for permission to copy their obits <http://www.adaeveningnews.com>  Obituaries from the Ada Evening News, Pontotoc Co., OK. Date of editions are given at beginning of each section. Submitted by Rita Floyd.  --------------------------------------------------------                      OBITUARIES             December 01 - December 29, 2005 --------------------------------------------------------   ALLEN LeBLANC FRISCO, Texas - Funeral mass for Allen L. LeBlanc, 83, Frisco, Texas, formerly of Ada, Okla., is 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Denham, Springs, La. Graveside services follow at Greenoaks Memorial Park. Visitation is at Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church at from 9 a.m. until service time Dec. 17.  Mr. LeBlanc died Dec. 6, 2005, at his home in Frisco, Texas. He was born Oct. 16, 1922, in Morganza, La.  Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Frances "Frankie" LeBlanc, and children Michael LeBlanc and wife, Joanie, Denham Springs, La, Mary Kay Bishop and husband, Chuck, Ada, Okla., Lynn Gonzales and husband, David, Prairieville, La., Janet Marchuk and husband, Jeff, Plano, Texas, Nancy Scroggins and husband, David,  Frisco, Texas, and Allen LeBlanc, San Francisco, Ca.; sisters, Verna Thompson and Marlene Messina, both of Baton Rouge, La., and Alma LeBlanc, Port Allen, La; brothers, J.D. LeBlanc and Fritz LeBlanc , both of Port Allen, La., and Earl LeBlanc, Baton Rouge, La.; and 10 grandchildren, Michelle Carmichael and husband, Sean, Nicole and Jason LeBlanc, Catherine Bishop, Adam and Amy DuBois, David and Kevin Marchuk, Beau and Brett Scroggins.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonide Daigle and David LeBlanc, and brothers Roy LeBlanc, Joseph LeBlanc and Raymond LeBlanc.  Mr. LeBlanc served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Mississippi during World War II. He retired after 35 years from Ideal Cement Company (Holcim) in Ada, Okla. He and Frances were long time members of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ada, where Mr. LeBlanc was a member of Knights of Columbus. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 

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Message: [46341] William "Pa Sam" Hurst William "Pa Sam" Hurst -MACON - William "Pa Sam" Hurst, 85, died Sunday at Heartland Hospice. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue with burial in Parkway Memorial Gardens, Warner Robins. Grandchildren, great grandchildren and friends will serve as Pallbearers. The family will meet friends from 6 - 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and suggests that memorial contributions be made to Heartland Hospice, 115 Arkwright Landing, Macon 31210. -Mr. Hurst was preceded in death by his wife, Alma Legg Hurst, and was the son of the late J. W. and Mattie Scroggins Hurst. He was born in Heidelberg, MS and educated in Laurel, MS. Mr. Hurst served with the U. S. Navy during World War II and was a member of the V.F.W. He was a retired groceryman and had lived in Macon since 1992. -Survivors include his daughters and son-in-law, Lee and Ronnie Bartlett of Byron and Mary Jane Meherg of Warner Robins; his sons and daughter-in-law, Roy and Juanita Elder of Pegram, TN and Mike Hurst of Virginia; his sister, Juanita Myers of California; eight grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren. -Visit www.mem.com to express tributes. -Snow's Memorial Chapel Funeral and Cremation Services, Pio Nono Avenue has charge of arrangements. William Hurst Logo Logo Published in The Telegraph on 3/4/2008.

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Message: Ruth Ann (Cobb) Barlowe

April 21, 1927 - April 20, 2005

AVON - Ruth Ann (Cobb) Barlowe was born in Marion to the late Henry and Edith Ann (Pettiford) Cobb. She lived most of her lifetime in Marion. She departed this life Wednesday at Avon Healthcare Center after an extended illness.

Jan. 15, 1945, she married Mayo Scroggins Sr. To this union, six children were born. She later married James E. Davis Sr. Then in 1969, she married Clarence Barlowe Jr. Ruth Ann attended Marion schools and worked at RCA for 19® years before retiring in 1968. In later years, she worked as resident manager for Prince Hall Housing Authority for approximately three years.

Ruth Ann confessed her faith in Christ at an early age. She was very active in church, community and political functions, offering her beautiful voice in song or preparing special meals. She served under the Rev. J.D. Williams, Greater Second Baptist Church, for many years and later became a member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, serving under the Rev. C.L. Adams prior to relocating to Indianapolis.

Ruth Ann loved singing, bowling and cooking. She was always willing to help anyone in any way possible and became "Grandma" to many. She was a former member of the Daughters of I.B.P.O.E. of W. and once served as their state queen. She was a former member of the ChickA-Wa-Wa's and the Indy All-Star Clubs. She became ill in 1995 and was cared for by her daughter, Cyrece, for the following six years prior to entering a nursing facility.

She leaves to cherish her memory, two sons, Jerry Mac (Twanna) Scroggins, Orlando, Fla., and Mayo Scroggins Jr., Sacramento, Calif.; three daughters, Eleanor Louise Scroggins, Fayetteville, N.C., and Mary Maxine Brewer and Cyrece Ann (Scroggins) Fashola, both of Indianapolis; sister, Nettie Barnett; brother, Coy O. Cobb; five granddaughters, Tomia Scroggins, Tara Keys, Heather "Missy" Scroggins, Desiree' Hacker, Iwanda Dew and Terri Brewer; adopted granddaughter, Margaret Smith; five grandsons, Dion R. Cannon Sr., Scott Brewer, Josh Scroggins, Kyle Erickson and Michall (Dejuan) Jones; 31 great-grandchildren; and several cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

She also was preceded in death by a son, Larry M. Scroggins; siblings, Calvin J. Cobb, Ammie (Marjorie) Stewart and Elizabeth Murrell; and a dear aunt, Beulah Malone.

Services are at 1 p.m. Monday in St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1204 W. 14th St., Marion, with the Rev. C.L. Adams officiating. Burial is in Grant Memorial Park cemetery, Marion.

Visitation is from 11 a.m. until services Monday at the church.

Paper: Chronicle-Tribune (Marion, IN)
Deceased: Pauline Bebout
Date: April 23, 2005

Feb. 6, 1939 - April 20, 2005


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Pauline Bebout, 66, 30 Oak Manor Drive, formerly of Jonesboro, died Wednesday in her residence.


She was born in Marion, the daughter of the late John H. and Hulda M. (Overman) Mansbarger. She married David E. Bebout on March 6, 1959. He survives.


She was a waitress at Hampton Inn, Cocoa Beach, Fla., Chris's Cafe and Dot's Diner in Jonesboro and Vogel's Donut Shop in Marion. She formerly worked at Foster-Forbes in Marion. She attended Epworth School in Jonesboro.


Additional survivors include a son, David Bebout, Havelock, N.C.; daughters, Debbie Rae VanDine, Greenville, Texas, and Penny Lynn Owings, Gas City; brothers, (twin) Paul (Ruth) Mansbarger, Gas City, and Woodrow (Elvie) Cloud, Florida; sister, Catherine Broyles, Gas City; sisters-in-law, Minnie and Alma Mansbarger; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.


She also was preceded in death by brothers, Robert Cloud, Wilber Henry, John, Charles, William Mansbarger and Jacob Mansbarger; and a sister, Roda May Henderson.


Services are at 1 p.m. today in Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, Storey Chapel, 400 E. Main St., Gas City, with the Pastor David Morris officiating. Burial is in Estates of Serenity cemetery, Marion. Online condolences may be made at www.nswcares.com.


Visitation is from 11 a.m. until services today at the funeral home.


Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 1315 Gillespie St., Marion, Ind. 46952.


Martha Lucille Blinn


July 19, 1918 - April 21, 2005


Martha Lucille Blinn, 86, Marion, entered eternity to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday at her home in the presence of loved ones.


She was born in Grant County to the late Dwight Wilcox and Ruth Leora (Small) Dragstrem. She married Samuel Blinn on Aug. 19, 1940. He preceded her in death. Mrs. Blinn was a retired homemaker, nurse's aide and 4-H leader. She was a charter member of the Lighthouse Baptist Church and a faithful Christian. She was a gracious and caring woman who shared her warmth, humor, kindness and generosity with everyone around her. Her home was a haven to all, from troubled Marion youth during the 1950s, who came to the farm to learn life skills, to her youngest great-grandchild, who trusted and adored her. She will be missed by all who knew her and by a family that loved her.


Survivors include sons, Edwin "Ed" (Sandy) Blinn and David (Lucille) Blinn, both of Marion; daughters, Janet (Charles) Sweeney, Cromwell, Sammie Ann (John) Dembosz, American Canyon, Calif., Kathleen and Donna Blinn, both of Marion, Nancy (James) Koudelka, Port Orchard, Wash., and Marilyn Blen, Yamhill, Ore.; a brother, James Dragstrem, Palm Coast, Fla.; sister, Mary Catherine Nierste, Marion; 28 grandchildren; and 45 great-grandchildren.


She also was preceded in death by two brothers, Wayne Dee and John Alvin; and a sister, Sarah Evelyn Dragstrem.


Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Monday in Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., with the Revs. Ronald Hon and John Whitton officiating. Burial is in Gardens of Memory cemetery, Huntington County. Online condolences may be made at www.nswcares.com.


Visitation is from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.


Ruth Ann (Cobb) Barlowe


April 21, 1927 - April 20, 2005


AVON - Ruth Ann (Cobb) Barlowe was born in Marion to the late Henry and Edith Ann (Pettiford) Cobb. She lived most of her lifetime in Marion. She departed this life Wednesday at Avon Healthcare Center after an extended illness.


Jan. 15, 1945, she married Mayo Scroggins Sr. To this union, six children were born. She later married James E. Davis Sr. Then in 1969, she married Clarence Barlowe Jr. Ruth Ann attended Marion schools and worked at RCA for 19® years before retiring in 1968. In later years, she worked as resident manager for Prince Hall Housing Authority for approximately three years.


Ruth Ann confessed her faith in Christ at an early age. She was very active in church, community and political functions, offering her beautiful voice in song or preparing special meals. She served under the Rev. J.D. Williams, Greater Second Baptist Church, for many years and later became a member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, serving under the Rev. C.L. Adams prior to relocating to Indianapolis.


Ruth Ann loved singing, bowling and cooking. She was always willing to help anyone in any way possible and became "Grandma" to many. She was a former member of the Daughters of I.B.P.O.E. of W. and once served as their state queen. She was a former member of the ChickA-Wa-Wa's and the Indy All-Star Clubs. She became ill in 1995 and was cared for by her daughter, Cyrece, for the following six years prior to entering a nursing facility.


She leaves to cherish her memory, two sons, Jerry Mac (Twanna) Scroggins, Orlando, Fla., and Mayo Scroggins Jr., Sacramento, Calif.; three daughters, Eleanor Louise Scroggins, Fayetteville, N.C., and Mary Maxine Brewer and Cyrece Ann (Scroggins) Fashola, both of Indianapolis; sister, Nettie Barnett; brother, Coy O. Cobb; five granddaughters, Tomia Scroggins, Tara Keys, Heather "Missy" Scroggins, Desiree' Hacker, Iwanda Dew and Terri Brewer; adopted granddaughter, Margaret Smith; five grandsons, Dion R. Cannon Sr., Scott Brewer, Josh Scroggins, Kyle Erickson and Michall (Dejuan) Jones; 31 great-grandchildren; and several cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.


She also was preceded in death by a son, Larry M. Scroggins; siblings, Calvin J. Cobb, Ammie (Marjorie) Stewart and Elizabeth Murrell; and a dear aunt, Beulah Malone.


Services are at 1 p.m. Monday in St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1204 W. 14th St., Marion, with the Rev. C.L. Adams officiating. Burial is in Grant Memorial Park cemetery, Marion.


Visitation is from 11 a.m. until services Monday at the church.


Casey Lloyd Funeral Home, 2901 S. Washington St., Marion, handled the arrangements.


Minnie K. (Tullock) Cotter


May 25, 1944 - April 19, 2005


GAS CITY - Mrs. Minnie K. (Tullock) Cotter, 60, died suddenly Tuesday in her Gas City residence.


She was born in Greeneville, Tenn., the daughter of the late Roy Lee Tullock Sr. and Mary (Bowman) Tullock. Minnie and her late husband, Dennis E. Cotter, started the Bee-Line Taxi Cab in the late 1960s. She was previously employed at General Tire, Wabash, St. Regis Paper Co., Meshingomesia Country Club and Squirt's Bar, all of Marion.


She is survived by a daughter, Kim (Cotter) Cottrell, Van Buren; three sons, Michael E. "Mickey" (Danielle) Cotter, New Ulm, Minn., and John D. Cotter and Joseph F. "Joey" Cotter, both of Gas City; a brother, Roy Lee "Junior" (Sharon) Tullock, Greeneville, Tenn.; two sisters, Nancy C. (Frankie) Tripplett, Rogersville, Tenn., and Kaneta Benbow, Swayzee; companion/friend of 34 years, Mark Julian; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.


Services are at 2 p.m. Monday in Kiser Funeral Home, 401 W. Main St., Greeneville, Tenn., with the Revs. Donnie Gaddis and Clarence Gammil officiating. Online condolences may be made at www.armeshuntfuneralhome.com


Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Kiser Funeral Home.


Armes-Hunt Funeral Home, 415 S. Main St., Fairmount, handled local arrangements.


Joan K. Oden


July 21, 1930 - April 22, 2005


JONESBORO - Joann K. Oden, 74, went to be with the Lord on Friday at 12:45 a.m. at Bradner Village Healthcare Center, Marion.


She was born in Buchanan, Mich., to the late Earl M. and Katherine Augusta (Walters) Sutton. She grew up in Amboy and graduated from Converse High School. She married Paul Oden on Oct. 5, 1952, in Amboy, and he survives. They later moved to Jonesboro where they resided for 36 years.


She was a homemaker and formerly worked as a telephone operator in Amboy. She loved people, especially her family and enjoyed talking to everyone. She was a member of the Wesleyan Church and attended Westview Wesleyan Church in Jonesboro.


Additional survivors include sons, Brian (Tina) Oden, and Mark (Sara Kim) Oden, both of Jonesboro; a daughter, Norma (Teddy) Dickey, Anderson; brother, Larry (Sandy) Sutton, Amboy; a sister, Marjorie (Howard) Bates, Gas City; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.


Services are at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Westview Wesleyan Church, 1300 W. Sixth St., with the Rev. Charles McCallum officiating. Burial is in Park Lawn cemetery, Amboy.


Visitation is from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, Storey Chapel, 400 E. Main St., Gas City, and from 9:30 a.m. until services Monday at the church. Online condolences may be made at www.nswcares.com


Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Box 2680, North Canton, Ohio 44720; or to Alzheimer's Research, 9135 N. Meridian St. Ste. B-4, Indianapolis, Ind. 46209-7109.


Garry Jones


May 29, 1957 - April 19, 2005


Garry Jones, 47, passed away at Marion General Hospital on Tuesday.


He enjoyed singing, cooking and spending time with his grandchildren. He attended Calvary Baptist Church and was formerly employed by R&R Truck and Radiator Service. He had been a member of the community for 39 years. He professed Christ at an early age under the leadership of the late Rev. John Speikes at New Light Baptist Church.


He is survived by his wife, Vera Cole, Marion; mother, Ruby Jones, Marion; three daughters, Casandra L. Brown, Natecia Guy and Tomika Guy, all of Marion; a son, Michael Guy, Marion; six brothers, Ulysses (Elizabeth) Jones, Southbury, N.C., Leroy (Diana) Jones Jr., Marion, James E. Jones, Chicago, Jerry (Missy) Jones, Montevella, Ala., Lee (Elaine) Jones, and Cubie (Debra) Jones Sr., both of Marion; three sisters, Geraldine Miller and Erma (Roy Lee) Harvey, both of Marion, and Anita (Rudolph) Thomas, Ripley, Tenn.; six grandchildren; and hosts of nieces, nephews and many special friends, who will sadly miss him.


He was preceded in death by his father, Leroy Jones Sr., and his brother, Hosay Jones.


Funeral services are at 12 p.m. Monday at Greater Second Baptist Church, 705 W. 26th St., with Elder Robert Jones and Pastor J.D. Williams co-officiating. Burial is in Grant Memorial Park cemetery.


Friends may call from 10 a.m. until services Monday at the funeral home.


Gholar and Gholar Funeral Service, 526 S. McClure St., handled the arrangements.


Memorials and condolences may be sent to the funeral home.


Jack R. Bryant


Feb. 17, 1940 - April 21, 2005


CONVERSE - Jack R. Bryant, 65, died at 8 p.m. Thursday in his residence.


He was born in Burnside, Ky. to the late Oliver and Mildred (Wyatt) Bryant and had been a resident of the Converse area since 1964. He married Mary E. Steely on Aug. 26, 1961. She died on Nov. 15, 1999. He then married Atha E. Savage on May 18, 2003. She died on Feb. 13, 2005.


He retired from General Motors in 2002 after 36 years. He was a member and served as on officer in the union of Local 977. He was also a member of the Converse Masonic Lodge 601. He enjoyed being outside and working in the yard. He served with the Marines.


Survivors include daughter, Denise (Randy) Miller, Wabash; sons, Paul Bryant, Converse, Rob Savage, Kentucky, and David (Lori) Savage, Westchester, Ohio; grandchildren, Izaac Bryant, Bill, Brandon, Angel and Bryant Miller, and Zack and Alex Savage; brothers-in-law, Everett (Imogene) Steely, Sweetser, Albert (Cathy) Steely, Amboy, and Joe (Yvonne) Steely, Middlesboro, Ky.; sisters-in-aw, Lillie (Gary) Taylor, Pritchett, W. Va., and Anetha Gail Steely, Middlesboro, Ky.


He also was preceded in death by two brothers.


Funeral services are at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, with the Rev. Brad Powell officiating. Burial is in Gardens of Memory cemetery, Huntington County.


Friends may call from 2p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.


Memorials may be made to the Wabash/Miami County Hospice.


James Miles Hawkins


July 8, 1957-April 20, 2005


LaFONTAINE - James Miles Hawkins, 47, died Wednesday, at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Ill.


He was born to Richard and Eleanor (Jimmerson) Hawkins. He formerly was employed as a production worker at General Motors and served in the Army. He married Tamara (Emry) Hawkins on March 6, 1990.


James had a big heart and enjoyed doing anything anyone asked of him. He was a loving father, grandfather and uncle but will be fondly remembered as a man who loved all children and took care of many. He loved camping, fishing, boating and traveling and always talked about going back to Florida.


Along with his wife, Tami, and mother, Eleanor, he is survived by his two sons, James (Kelly) and John (Wendy) Hawkins, both of Marion; daughter, Stacie Hawkins, Marion; four grandchildren, Kali, Kristen, Justin and Jaren Miles; four brothers, Ronald (Kathy) and Donnie Borrow and David Hawkins, all of Marion, and Billy (Alice) Hawkins, Alexandria; and one sister, Debbie Emry, Marion.


He was preceded in death by his father, Richard; brother, Fletcher; and sister, Paula.


Services are at 10 a.m. Monday in Armes-Hunt Funeral Home, 415 S. Main St., Fairmount, with the Rev. Clarence Hand officiating. Interment is in Park Cemetery, Fairmount. Online condolences may be made at www.armeshuntfuneralhome.com.


Visitation is from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.


Memorials may be made to the American Liver Foundation, 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 603, New York, N. Y. 10038.


April 17, 2005


TUCSON, Ariz. - William J. "Pete" Wampler, 80, a veteran of the Marine Corps and a former member of the Indiana House of Representatives, died Sunday in Tucson.


A native of Bloomington, and long-time resident of Marion, Pete and his wife of 58 years, Betty, had resided in Arizona since 1992. Mr. Wampler served in the Marine Corps during World War II from 1943 to 1946 as a corporal. He received the Asiatic Pacific Theatre Ribbon with four stars and the Presidential Unit Citation.


After the war, Pete enrolled at Indiana University where he met the former Betty Boxell. They were married Aug. 17, 1946. Pete continued his education at I.U., where he majored in business. Pete was a member of Lamba Chi Alpha fraternity, Sphinx Club and Skull and Crescent. A sousaphone player, he also became sergeant major of the Marching Hundred Band under the direction of Dr. Newell Long.


After his education at I.U., Pete and Betty settled in Marion, where Pete became a successful gasoline retailer and representative of U-Haul Rentals.


Active among Grant County Republicans, Pete was elected to the Indiana House of Representatives in 1961 where he served the House Ways and Means committee.


Pete served as president of Hoosier Gasoline Retailers, president of the Indiana Petroleum Retailers Association, president of the Grant County Scottish Rite and president of the Indiana University Alumni Club of Grant County. Pete was a 50-year member of Samaritan Lodge 105 F&AM, the Fort Wayne Body of Scottish Rite, Mizpha Temple and Scottish Rite Club of Marion.


Pete was a lifetime member of the First United Methodist Church of Marion, a life member of the Indiana University Alumni Association, a 50-year member of Meshingomesia Country Club and a 30-year member of the Columbia Club of Indianapolis.


Pete was honored to be invited to, and attended, the presidential inaugurations of Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan.


Pete also enjoyed world travel, and trips took him to Russia, Japan, China, Egypt, Australia, Thailand and many other countries.


The only child of John and Eunice Wampler of Bloomington, Pete is survived by Betty and their two sons, Michael Wampler, Aspen, Colo., and Jon (Susan) Wampler, Newport Beach, Calif.; and three grandchildren, Margot, Peter and Lucas Wampler.


Pete will be remembered for his love of family and his enjoyment of music, in particular jazz. He played piano, organ and bass. He also had a tremendous sense of humor. He will be missed by family and friends.


Pete asked that his body be cremated. A memorial service will take place at Oro Valley United Church at 3 p.m. Tuesday. After the service, a celebration of his life will take place at Saddlebrooke Country Club.


Memorial donations made be made to the William J. and B.J. Wampler Scholarship Fund (371002983) at the Indiana University School of Music, 1201 E. Third St., Room 003, Bloomington, Ind. 47405


Adair Funeral Home, Avalon Chapel, 8090 N. Northern Ave., handled arrangements.

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