Thursday, June 25, 2009

Johnny Lee Scroggins (24 Feb 1953 - 22 Jun 2009) [37347]

Hope Star (AR) - June 25, 2009
Deceased Name: Johnny Scroggins
Johnny Lee Scroggins, 56, of Ozan, died Monday, June 22, 2009, in a local hospital. He was born February 24, 1953 in Ozan and was a member of St. Luke CME Church. He graduated from Lincoln High School in Washington.

Survivors include his wife, Ethel Scroggins, of Ozan; five children, Jackie and James Whitaker, Tyhitia and Lynn Flenory, and LaTisha Scroggins, all of Little Rock, and Ashley Scroggins and Johnny Scroggins, Jr., both of Mineral Springs; two grandchildren, Britney Scroggins and Jayda Whitaker, both of Little Rock; his father , David Scroggins, Sr.; three brothers, David and Sylvia Scroggins, Jr., of Denver, Colo., the Rev. Jessie and Mary Scroggins, and Solomon and Gracie Scroggins, both of Ozan; two sisters, Marie and R. C. Taylor, Jr. and Helen and John Wayne Armstrong, of Ozan, and a host of relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 27 at St. Luke CME Church with the Rev. Anretha Walker, officiating. Burial will be at St. Luke Cemetery in Ozan, with arrangements by Hicks Funeral Home, Inc. in Hope.

Hope Star (AR)
Date: June 25, 2009
Author: Gerren Smith
Record Number: fb8ced7e-e3ea-4906-9078-71d01c4dda6d
Copyright © 2009 GateHouse Media, Inc. Some Rights Reserved.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Bobby Scroggins (1 Apr 1951 - 16 Jun 2009) [49020]

Bobby Scroggins
Died June 16, 2009
Bobby Scroggins, 58, of Dawsonville died Tuesday. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Saturday, Open Arms Baptist Church. Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville.
Published in the gainesvilletimes.com on 6/19/2009


Bearden Funeral Home
http://www.beardenfuneralhome.com/bobby-scroggins

Bobby Scroggins

Bobby Scroggins, 58, of Dawsonville died Tuesday June 16, 2009 at his residence following a short illness.
Born April 1, 1951 in Fulton County, had had lived in Dawson County over 8 years having moved from Forsyth County.
Surviving are his wife, Kathy Scroggins [49021], Dawsonville; children, Sammy Scroggins, Canton, Kate Brannon, Dawsonville, Steven Brannon, Dawsonville, Ashley Brannon, Dawsonville; sisters, Mary Ann, Becky, Carolyn, Linda; brothers, Hubert, Ronnie, Ralph, and grandchildren, Anthony Scroggins, Tori Scroggins.
Memorial services will be held Saturday June 20, 2009 at 1 o’clock at Open Arms Baptist Church, 775 Highway 9 North, Dawsonville. Rev. Bobby Pierce and Rev. Eddie Crain will officiate.
Condolences may be sent to www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.

Wanda Ayers (23 May 1941 - 17 Jun 2009) []

TREMONT - Wanda Mae Ayers, 68, of Tremont, Ill., died at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, June 17, 2009, at Pekin Manor in Pekin, Ill.
She was born May 23, 1941, in Battle Creek, Mich., to Dale and Pauline Laxton Kissinger.
Surviving are one son, David (Amy) Ayers of Tremont; one daughter, Angela Toungett of Lawrenceburg, Tenn.; one granddaughter, Camiella Ayers; three brothers, Dale Kissinger Jr., Bobby Kissinger and Danny Kissinger of Battle Creek, Mich.; and three sisters, Carol Scroggins [48618] and Virginia St. John, both of Battle Creek, Mich., and Judy Hamlin of Corbin, Ky.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Lawrence J. and Thomas D. Wise; and one sister, Patsy Wright.
Wanda was a member of First Baptist Church in Morton, Ill.
She owned and operated the Alamac Motel in Tremont for 30 years.
Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday, June 22, 2009, at Davis Mortuary, Tremont Chapel. The Rev. David Craig will officiate. Visitation will be from 12 noon until the time of services Monday at the mortuary. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery in Tremont.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Treatment Center, 603 S. 13th St., Pekin, IL 61554.
To express condolences online, visit www.davismortuaryinc.com.

 Published in the Peoria Journal Star on 6/19/2009

Howard Neal wilson (29 Oct 1967 - 16 Jun 2009) []

Howard Neal Wilson        
1967-2009
Howard Neal Wilson, age 41, of Wewahitchka, Fla., passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2009. He was born Oct. 29, 1967, in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
Neal is survived by his wife, Sheila M. Wilson; one daughter, Cassandra J. Wilson; one son, Westley N. Wilson; grandmother, Merle Wilson; mother, Jeanette Scroggins [48802] and stepfather, Shelley Scroggins 39589]; one sister, Susan Guidry and husband Pierre; one brother, Doug Wilson and wife Leigh; three stepsisters, Cheryl Campbell, Loretta Crossley, and Margie Renfro; three nieces, three nephews, and his fellow coworkers of the IGA in Wewahitchka.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 20, 2009, at the Black Creek United Methodist Church, beginning at 11 a.m., with Pastors Bill Hunter and Louis Taunton officiating. A time of visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in the Black Creek United Methodist Church Cemetery. Flowers are being accepted or donations may be made to an account in Neal's memory at the Banktrust in Freeport, Fla., or to the Visions Bank in Wewahitchka, to offset funeral expenses.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.daviswatkins.com.
Arrangements and services are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home and Crematory.

Published in the Northwest Florida Daily News on 6/19/2009

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Charles Hudnall (5 Jun 1946 - 15 Jun 2009) []

Charles Hudnall

Charles Hudnall, 63, was born on June 5, 1946, in Gilmer, TX, to Elwyn and Leena Faye Hudnall. He passed away in Oklahoma City, on June 15, 2009. Charles was retired from the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by his mother and father Leena Faye Hudnall-Ellison and Elwyn Hudnall, stepmother Elsie Hudnall, grandmother Jewell Hudnall-Moore, Charles was survived by wife Katherine R Hudnall, son John A Hudnall, daughters Tammy Hudnall Brondsema and Kimberly Hudnall, brother Thomas Ellison, sisters Pam Scroggins, Linda Ellison, and Barbara Ellison, four grandchildren Alan Brondsema, Danielle Brondsema, Sydney Brondsema, and Elizabeth Brondsema, brother-in-law and wife James and Bettie Gray, sister-in-law and husband Susan and Bill Odom, and a father and mother-in-law Delwin and Viola Gray. A funeral service will be conducted, under the direction of Ford Funeral Service, at Ft. Sill National Cemetery Friday at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers, please make donation to the military related charity of your choice.

Published in The Oklahoman on 6/18/2009

James E. Valdez (16 May 1940 - 16 Jun 2009) []

James E. Valdez        
James E. "Jim" Valdez, age 69, a resident of Colorado Springs since 1962, passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was retired from the United States Civil Service at the United States Air Force Academy and in his retirement years, worked for Enterprise Rent a Car. Jim was born on May 16, 1940 in San Luis, Colorado to the late Felipe and Estella (Sanchez) Valdez. He married Ruth Vialpando on July 29, 1962 in San Luis. He enjoyed football, baseball, fishing and working, but he especially enjoyed his family. He is survived by his loving wife, Ruth; two daughters: Lori (Kenneth) Scroggins and Karen Valdez, all of Colorado Springs. He is also survived by four brothers: Paul Valdez of Alamosa, Del (wife, Marie) Valdez of Grand Prairie, Texas; Larry (wife, Martha) Valdez of Parker, Colorado; Anthony (wife, Linda) Valdez of Albuquerque, New Mexico and his sister, Clorinda (husband, Eppie) Ortega of Albuquerque. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Jennifer and and Connor Scroggins; and numerous nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held from 6 - 7 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2009 at the Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel. A Rosary service will follow the visitation at 7 p.m. in the Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church - Southgate, 1830 South Corona Avenue, Colorado Springs. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Colorado Springs. Blessed be his memory.


Published in The Gazette (Colorado Springs) on 6/18/2009

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Michel Lee Cowger II (ca. 1967 - 15 Jun 2009) []

Michel Lee Cowger II        
MOUNT ZION - Michel Lee Cowger II, "Big Mike", 37, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, June 15, 2009 at 6:04 A.M. in his home, surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, June 18, 2009 at Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home, Mt. Zion, IL. Burial will be at Marrowbone Township Cemetery, Bethany, IL. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Wednesday evening at Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home, Mt. Zion. Masonic rites will be accorded at 8:00 P.M. Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Messages of condolence may be directed to the family via email at www.dawson-wikoff.com. Michel was a gentle giant, his heart as big as he. Michel loved to be surrounded by family and friends. His biggest enjoyment was being involved with his children, nieces and nephews. Michel also gave of himself to his community. He was a member of the South Macon Masonic Lodge and was a volunteer Fire Fighter with the Mt. Zion Fire Department. He coached his son's Little League Baseball team and was an official through the I.H.S.A. For himself, he loved to golf, camp and put together model planes to fly. Michel was employed by the Decatur Park District Airport. Michel's whole purpose of living was his beautiful wife, Lori (Jarvis) Cowger; his children, Samuel (9), Jacob (6), and Elizabeth (2), all of Mt. Zion, IL; his mother, Rosalea Cowger; his father, Michel L. Cowger I and wife Sandra; mother-in-law, Violet Jarvis, father-in-law, Ed Jarvis and wife Paula; siblings, Bunny Crist and husband Cameron, LaDonna Cowger, Tammy Myers and husband Brian, and Barbie Davis; sisters-in-law, Ashley Jarvis, Sarah Jarvis, and Bonnie Scroggins [44194?], brother-in-law, Shelby Jarvis; grandparents-in-law, Paul Devore and wife Barb. He also leaves behind numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of special friends. He was preceded in death by a son, Michel Lee Cowger III, maternal grandparents, Ross and Fannie Whitacre; paternal grandparents, Earl and Amanda Cowger; step grandparents, Gilbert and Ethel Kennedy; one uncle and one aunt. Obituary written by family members. Online guest book at www.legacy.com/herald-review/Obituaries.asp

Published in the Decatur Herald & Review on 6/16/2009

Olivia M. Delgado (ca. 1927 - 12 Jun 2009) [49019]

Olivia M. Delgado

DELGADO, OLIVIA, M., 85, passed away June 12, 2009. She was born in Tampa, FL to parents from Asturias, Spain and recently moved to Birmingham to be closer to her family. Olivia was married to the late Amado Delgado, Jr. She was a loving and dedicated mother who in her youth enjoyed dancing and social events. She worked in the women's retail clothing business. In her later years she enjoyed visits with her grandchildren, golf, Tampa Bay Buccaneers football, and caring for her pets. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, and a sister, all of Tampa, FL. She is survived by her loving family who will miss her dearly including her son, Dr. Dennis G. Delgado (Martha); granddaughters, Deana Delgado Callison (Jim), Denise Delgado Scroggins [41005] (Bryan) [41004], and Michelle Delgado; great-granddaughter, Ava Scroggins [49018], all of Birmingham; one niece, Carmen Putrow (Frank) of Clearwater, FL; and a grandnephew, Michael Putrow of Tampa, FL. Visitation will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17, 2009, prior to prayer service beginning at 7:15 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Montclair Rd., Birmingham. Rev. John McDonald officiating. Funeral Mass and burial in Tampa, FL.
Published in The Birmingham News from 6/16 to 6/17/2009


Olivia Delgado        
DELGADO, Olivia, M., 85, passed away June 12, 2009, in Birmingham, Ala. She was born and raised in Tampa and had recently moved to Birming-ham to be closer to her family. Olivia was married to the late Amado Delgado, Jr. She was a loving mother who in her youth, enjoyed dancing and social events. She worked in the cigar and womens retail clothing business. In her later years, she enjoyed visits with her family, arts and crafts, golf, Tampa Bay Bucs football, and caring for her pets. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rufino and Carmen Iglesias Mendez; three brothers, Armando, Anselmo, and Manolo Mendez; and a sister Mercedes "Bita" Romero, all of Tampa. She is survived by her loving family who will miss her dearly, including her son, Dr. Dennis G. Delgado (Martha); granddaughters, Deana Delgado Callison (Jim), Denise Delgado Scroggins (Bryan), and Michelle Delgado; great- granddaugher, Ava Scroggins, all of Birmingham; a niece, Carmen Putrow (Frank) of Clearwater, Fla.; and a grandnephew, Michael Putrow of Tampa. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Carrollwood Care Center in Tampa, for the love and care Olivia received prior to her move to Birmingham. A Mass will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2009, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, with Monsignor Laurence Higgins officiating. The burial will follow at Colon Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Boza & Roel Funeral Home (813) 877-7676

Published by TBO.com on 6/21/2009

Monday, June 15, 2009

Neil Geiger (31 Oct 19326 - 12 Jun 2009) [49013]

Neil Geiger

GEIGER Mr. Neil Geiger, a Native of Clay County, and loyal University of Florida Gator, died, Friday, June 12, 2009 at Penney Farms Retirement Center, Penney Farms, Florida. He was born October 31, 1926 in Green Cove Springs, FL to clay county pioneer family ,G. W. (Judge) and the former Eula Strode Geiger. Neil Graduated from the Sarasota High School class of 1944, and enlisted in the United States Navy. World War II ended, and Neil went to the University of Florida, and graduated in 1950. He began his career with the Sargent & Company for the next 20 years. Neil started his own Builders Hardware distributorship, and named it Ironmonger, Inc. His extremely successful company served the southern portion of Florida for more that 20 years. Neil married the former Elsbeth Johnson from Green Cove Springs in 1952. Their children are Lynn [39524] (Jeff) [39525] Scroggin, of Roswell, GA, and Philip Neil, Jr., (Liz) of Charlottesville, VA. The five grandchildren are: John [39526], Julie [29527], and Justin [39528] Scroggin, and Martin and Helen Geiger. Mr. Geiger was a longtime member of Sigma Chi Fraternity and the UF Grand Guard, Kiwanis International, and the Orange Park United Methodist Church. Neil and Elsbeth have a beautiful home and many wonderful friends in both Waynesville, N.C, and Penney Farms, FL. Graveside Funeral Services with full military honors will be held at the family burial estate in Hickory Gorve Cemetery, in Green Cove Springs, FL on Friday, June 19, 2009 10:30 AM. Additionally a Memorial Service will be held at 1:30 Friday at the Hagen Care Center, Penney Farms, FL. The family prefers in lieu of flowers, a donation to Hagen Care Center at PRC, or Hospice of NE Florida will be appreciate. Truly Neil will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Arrangements by LAWRENCE HELM FUNERAL HOME, 1811 Idlewild Avenue, Green Cove Springs, FL. Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com

Published in the Florida Times-Union on 6/14/2009

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Francis L. Scroggins
(21 Sep 1946 - 6 Jun 2009) [43948]

Paper: St. Joseph News-Press (MO)
Deceased: Francis L. Scroggins [43948], Oregon, Mo. // 1946 - 2009
Date: June 9, 2009
OREGON, Mo. — Francis L. Scroggins, 62, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2009, at his Oregon home.

He was born Sept. 21, 1946, in Forbes, Mo.

Francis graduated from Oregon High School in 1964.

He married Nettie Acton in 1966. They later divorced.

Francis operated the Phillips 66 Station east of Oregon, and later sold Mooreman's Feed. He also operated bars/restaurants in Oregon before purchasing The Mint in Forest City in 1988. He continued to operate The Mint, and also owned Skidmore Food and Drink.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard [32283] and Berneta (Barrett) [32302] Scroggins.

Survivors include his children: Brett of Forest City, Brian of Topeka, Kan.; and Christie of Oregon; two grandchildren, Brody and Keagen Scroggins; brothers: LaVerne of St. Joseph; Larry [48997] and his wife, Ronna Beth [48998], of Oregon; Vick of Forest City; and Dave and his wife, Judy, of Forbes.

Services: Wednesday, 2 p.m., Chamberlain Funeral Home, Oregon. Interment: Forbes (Mo.) Cemetery. Family visitation: Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Section: Obituaries
Copyright, 2009, St. Joseph News-Press (MO), All Rights Reserved.

Scroggins, Elsie Marie Spaulding (4 Mar 1924 - 11 Jun 2009) [36187].

Scroggins, Elsie Marie Spaulding (4 Mar 1924 - 11 Jun 2009) [36187].
Wife of Scroggins, Joe W., Jr. (26 Apr 1930/1 - 15 Jan 2011) [36186].
Battle Creek Enquirer, Elsie Marie Scroggins, 13 Jun 2009
Find A Grave, Elsie Marie Spaulding Scroggins,  7 Aug 2012 [2 Jun 2015]
(Updated 2 Jun 2015).

Francis L. Scroggins (21 Sep 1946 - 6 Jun 2009) [43948]

St. Joseph News-Press (MO) - June 9, 2009
Deceased Name: Francis L. Scroggins, Oregon, Mo. // 1946 - 2009
OREGON, Mo. — Francis L. Scroggins, 62, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2009, at his Oregon home.

He was born Sept. 21, 1946, in Forbes, Mo.

Francis graduated from Oregon High School in 1964.

He married Nettie Acton in 1966. They later divorced.

Francis operated the Phillips 66 Station east of Oregon, and later sold Mooreman's Feed. He also operated bars/restaurants in Oregon before purchasing The Mint in Forest City in 1988. He continued to operate The Mint, and also owned Skidmore Food and Drink.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard [32283] and Berneta (Barrett) [32302] Scroggins.

Survivors include his children: Brett [] of Forest City, Brian [] of Topeka, Kan.; and Christie [] of Oregon; two grandchildren, Brody [] and Keagen [] Scroggins; brothers: LaVerne of St. Joseph; Larry [48997] and his wife, Ronna Beth [48998], of Oregon; Vick [] of Forest City; and Dave [] and his wife, Judy [], of Forbes.

Services: Wednesday, 2 p.m., Chamberlain Funeral Home, Oregon. Interment: Forbes (Mo.) Cemetery. Family visitation: Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m.

St. Joseph News-Press (MO)
Date: June 9, 2009
Record Number: 3971f810faeccc46daf8be982991e486d935cae6
Copyright, 2009, St. Joseph News-Press (MO), All Rights Reserved.

Saturday, June 06, 2009

Louise Scroggins Jones (3 Dec 1926 - 27 May 2009) [48990]

Louise Jones, 82, teacher, volunteer
Friday, June 05, 2009
The Hillsboro Argus

Louise Jones, 82, of Hillsboro, died May 27, 2009.

Services have been held.

Louise Jones was born Dec. 3, 1926, in Pleasant Hope, Mo., a daughter of Rollo [7225] and Erma (Flanagan) [7229] Scroggins.

She was raised on the family farm near Bolivar, Mo., and graduated from Bolivar High School in 1944. There was a shortage of teachers because of World War II and the school board asked her to teach at Southwest Baptist College. In 1944 she taught and spent summers attending college. In 1947 she began school full time and graduated in 1949 with a bachelor's and a lifetime teaching certificate. She moved to Richland, Wash., to teach, and traveled to Alaska to attend summer school. She also participated in summer mission programs.

She married Warren Jones [48991], June 5, 1954, and they came to Oregon that summer.

She taught both full time and as a substitute and worked for Tektronix.

A member of Hillsboro Presbyterian Church, she also volunteered with Tuality Hospital in Hillsboro and Meals on Wheels.

She enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, baking, sewing and attending her grandchildren's activities.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Kristy [48992] and Mike Jones [48993]; brothers, Larry [48994], Lee [7503] and Loy [48995] Scroggins; and a grandson and two granddaughters.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Leonard Sweat (22 Jul 1929 - 28 May 2009) []

 Leonard Sweat

Funeral for Leonard Sweat, 79, of Nacogdoches will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 4, 2009, Zion Hill First Baptist Church with Elder C.L. King officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. Mr. Sweat died May 28, 2009, in Westward Trails Nursing Home. Born July 22, 1929, in Grapeland, he was the son of Robert and Beulah Horn Scroggins. He was affiliated with Bethel Temple Church of God in Christ. Survivors include his wife, Willie Sweat of Nacogdoches; sons, Leonard E. Sweat and Ray Sweat, both of Nacogdoches; daughters, Shirley Linson and Amanda Garner, both of Nacogdoches, Joyce Whitaker of Arlington and Marsha Lacy of Dallas; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 3. Sid Roberts Funeral Home.

Published in The Daily Sentinel on 6/3/2009

Vonda Sue Scroggins (ca. 1958 - 31 May 2009) []

Vonda Sue Scroggins        

Athens

Funeral for Vonda Sue Scroggins, 51, 11 a.m. Thursday at Spry, burial in Antioch Cemetery. Visitation 9 a.m. to service time. Mrs. Scroggins died May 31, 2009.
Published in the Decatur Daily on 6/3/2009

Died May 31, 2009

Vonda Sue Scroggins, 51, of Athens died Sunday.
Visitation and services will be held Thursday. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until start of service at 11 a.m. in Spry Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery.

Published in The Huntsville Times on 6/3/200

Patrcia Ann Scroggins (29 Oct 1930 - 21 May 2009) [38885]

Patricia Ann Scroggins        
Patricia Ann SCROGGINS Pat was born in Vinton, Iowa. October 29, 1930, and passed away May 21, 2009. Preceeded in death by husband Richard [38884], 1999, sons, Steve [38886] , 2001 and Rick [38871], 2003. Survived by daughters, Marcella Sullivan [38887], Vicki [38888] (Jim) [38895] Oehrle, Sandra [38889] (Gary) [38894] Snider, Brenda Kirchner [38890] and son; Lynn [38891] (Rose) [38892] Scroggins. She has seven grandkids and 11 great grandkids. Pat was a gentle person who loved her husband of 51 years and always had time for her children. Mom, you were the love of our life and you will never be forgotten.We will love and miss you always. Remembrance may be made to the . Memorial Services will be June 6, 2009 at 11:00 am at Yarington's, 10708 16th Ave SW, Seattle.

Published in the NWsource on 6/3/2009

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Don E. Scroggins (27 Nov 1941 - 13 May 2009) [26801]

Don E. Scroggins        
PLATTSBURGH — Mr. Don E. Scroggins, 67, of Monty Street, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2009, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born in Ettowah, Tenn., Nov. 27, 1941, son of James [26682] and Evelyn (Burnette) Scroggins [26800].

Don served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He cooked for the Knights of Columbus Council 255 in Plattsburgh for many years, retiring due to his health. Don was well known for putting on many delicious meals. He was a member of the American Legion Post 20 and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 125, where he served as Quartermaster for several years.

Don is survived by his wife, the former Sharon Premore [48726] , whom he married Aug. 8, 1964, at Our Lady of Victory Church in Plattsburgh; one son, John M. Scroggins [] of Plattsburgh; one daughter, Katherine Young [] and her husband Neil of West Chazy; one precious grandson, Hunter Young of West Chazy; two brothers, James R. Scroggins [26806] and his wife Priscilla [27000] of Melbourne, J. David Scroggins [26802] and his wife Suzanne [48727] of Warrensburg; two sisters, Rebecca "Becky" Brown [26803] and her husband Collin [26998] of Plattsburgh, Margaret "Cricket" Terry [26804] and her husband Donald [26999] of Plattsburgh; and many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his father, James R. Scroggins 26682]; and one brother, Stanley E. Scroggins [26807].

At Don's request, there will be no calling hours. Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Donations in Don's memory may be made to the FitzPatrick Cancer Center in Plattsburgh.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Heald Funeral Home, 48 Court St., Plattsburgh.

The Scroggins family wants to extend their sincere gratitude to the R5 Staff at CVPH Medical Center.

Published in the Press Republican from 5/14/2009 - 5/15/2009

Monday, June 01, 2009

Doris N. Burton Lalla (3 Dec 1938 - 30 May 2009) []

 Doris N. Lalla

Doris N. Lalla, 70, of Lee's Summit, Mo., passed away on May 30, 2009, peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family from a long illness. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to Noon Tuesday, June 2, at Langsford Funeral Home. Entombment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Children International, 2000 E. Red Bridge Rd., Kansas City, MO 64131 and Odyssey Hospice, 800 E. 101st Terrace, Suite 150, Kansas City, MO 64131. Mrs. Lalla was born Dec. 3, 1938, in Indianola, Miss., to Johnny Leroy and Inas N. Burton. Prior to her passing , she and her husband, Frank Lalla, operated several businesses in Raytown and Lee's Summit areas. Mrs. Lalla's greatest joy in life was spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren - all of whom loved her dearly. She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Frank of the home; three children, Patrick Scroggin [46224] (Patty) [46225], Vickie Wiedenmann (Bill), and Robin Valentine; stepdaughter, Patti Sandeen. She also is survived by her six grandchildren, Tisha [46228], Missy [46230], Dan, Tom [46229], Katie, and Ben; her sister, Ann Wheaton (Claire) of Michigan; her brother, Sonny Burton of Lee's Summit; her close cousin, Margie Matthews (Richard) of N. Little Rock, Ark., and many additional family members. Special thanks to Odyssey Hospice, especially Tracie, Latrece and Suzanne. Arrangements: Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW Third Street, Lee's Summit, MO 64063 (816) 524-3700.

Published in Kansas City Star on 6/1/2009