Monday, August 31, 2009

Patricia Scroggins Ruden
(c 1938 - 29 Aug 2009) [35707]

Patricia S. Ruden

Patricia S. Ruden (nee Scroggins) Of Shorewood, passed away at Edward Hospital in Naperville, Saturday, August 29, 2009. Age 71 years. Survived by her husband of 48 years, Donald Ruden [35708]; two sons, Eric [35712] (Brenda) Ruden and Greg [35713] (Anne) Ruden; a daughter, Jennifier [35714] (Joe [35715]) Madson; nine grandchildren Paige, Taylor, Alec, Allison, Garrett and Leah Ruden, Cade, Ryan and Erika Madson; her mother Louise Scroggins [35706] (nee Taylor) and her brother James [35709] (Lou) Scroggins; brothers and sisters-in-law, Dan and Lois Demos, Norma Larson, Barbara Nurczyk, Ron and Toni Ruden. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her father G.W. Scroggins [35635]. Pat was an active member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and participating in clubs and organizations within the church including the Altar Guild. She was also involved with the Home Economics Club of Joliet for many years. Previously she worked for Northern Illinois Gas Co. in the home economics department which included her portraying "Penny Flame" at many seminars and trade shows. Pat worked along side her husband Don at Expert Optics in Shorewood for over 25 years. She was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Funeral services will be held at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 412 E. Benton St., Thursday, September 3, 2009 at 10:00 A.M. Rodney A. Juell officiating. Memorials to Joliet Area Community Hospice will be appreciated. Visitation will be held at the Carlson-Holmquist-Sayles Funeral Home, 2320 Black Road, Wednesday from 3:00 7:00 P.M.

Published in Herald News from August 31 to September 2, 2009

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Daniel Eugene Adams (ca. 1048 - 24 Aug 2009) []

Daniel Eugene Adams

ADAMS, DANIEL EUGENE "Dan", 61, of Apopka, FL. He was a former resident of Madison and graduated in 1966. He was inducted into the United States Army on July 19, 1966 at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He rose to the rank of Sergeant serving in Vietnam. He was honorably discharged on July 18, 1972 from St. Louis, MO receiving the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medals with Sixty Device. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam with the 173rd Air Bourne Division and was awarded the Bronze Star and The Purple Heart Medals. He was united in marriage to Judy D. Crowe in Apopka, FL on June 5, 1992. He was a self employed owner and operator of D & E Fernery in Apopka, FL. He had resided in Florida since 1969. He attended the Round Lake Christian Church in Mt. Dora, FL. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed spending time with his grandson and grandchildren, they were the love of his life. Daniel died Monday, Aug. 24, 2009 at 3:56 p.m. at the Florida South Hospital in Apopka, FL. Dan will be missed by his loving wife Judy Crowe Adams of Apopka, FL; his daughter, Andrea Ruth and her husband Ryan, of Mt. Dora, FL; and his grandchildren, Tyler, Tessa and Molly; his daughter Carol Elburg and her husband Mark of Madison, IN and his grandson, Michael; his son Sergeant First Class Daniel Eric Adams and his wife Rebecca of Ft. Schafter, HI and his grandson, Daniel; his loving sisters Jan Ligon and her husband Peyton of Birmingham, AL, Bonnie Auxier and her husband Tim of Dupont, IN, Patti Frazier of Madison, IN, Cheryl Ashby and her husband Jim of Madison, IN; his uncle and aunt Russell [38993] and Shirley [38994] Scroggins of Madison, IN; his sister-in-law Sherilyn Adams of Kona, HI; several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his father William H. "Bill" Adams [38658], died Feb. 13, 2000; his mother Mary Charlotte Scroggins Adams [38657], died April 3, 2004; his brothers John Lynn Adams, died in 1997, William Joseph "Bill" Adams, died July 4, 2006. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009 at 11 a.m. by Bro. Jim Lane at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Dr. in Madison, IN. Military honors will be conducted in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison, IN by Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion. Friends may call Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 until time of service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Dr. in Madison, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to The Adams Grandchildren's Education Fun. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences can be sent to
Published in Orlando Sentinel on August 27, 2009

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Janice Wesley Scroggins {20 Apr 1949 - 21 Aug 2009) [46591]

Janice Wesley SCROGGINS        
Janice Wesley Scroggins Janice Wesley Scroggins of Enterprise passed away Friday, August 21, 2009 at UAB. She was 60. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, August 24 at Sorrells Funeral Home with Rev. J.L. Wesley officiating. Burial will follow in Meadowlawn Cemetery wi-th Sorrells Funeral Home of Enterprise directing. The family will receive frie-nds at the funeral home beginning at 9 a.m. and co-ntinuing until service time. Mrs. Scroggins was born April 20, 1949 in Georgia to J.E. Wesley [46596] and the late Mary Lois Hutto Wesley [46597]. In addition to her mother, a daughter, Janice Charm-aine Scroggins [46594] and two sons, Ryan Hoyt Scroggins[46593]  and Clifton Scroggins [46592], preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Clarence Eugene Scrogg-ins [46596]; her father, J.E. Wesley, Enterprise; a brother, J.L. Wesley, Enterprise; 2 sisters, Rita McDaniel, Hartford, AL and Martha Lowe, Cowarts, AL. Sorrells Funeral Home of Enterprise, (334) 347-9598, is in charge of arrangements. Sign a guest register at www.sorrells Sign the guest book at

Published in the Dothan Eagle on 8/23/2009

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Viola Davis (14 Feb 1920 - 14 Aug 2009) []

Viola Davis

Viola Davis, 89, of Nacogdoches, passed away peacefully Friday, August 14, 2009, in Nacogdoches, Texas. A mass of Christian burial service will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, August 18, 2009, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Monsignor James E. Young officiating. The burial will follow in Moral Cemetery. Viola was born in Nacogdoches, Texas, on February 14, 1920, the daughter of the late Andrew and Willie (Manchaca) Lozano. She was a devout Christian woman, attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church and contributed to many causes as a behind-the-scenes benefactor; as long as she was able she saw that her family grave sites were well tended. Viola loved life, family gatherings, cooking (especially her chicken & dumplings), and she enjoyed eating. She worked as a machine operator at McGraw-Edison/Cooper Industries until her retirement. Then, her last years were spent at Willowbrook Nursing Home, where she was a happy resident and made many special friends. Viola is survived by a sister, Ellen "Mickey" Barnett [26373] of Nacogdoches; nieces, Donna Deason and husband, Robert, Deborah Horton [48866] and husband, Mike, Teresa Bryan and husband, John, Phyllis LaRue [48868], all of Nacogdoches, Vicki Wright and husband, Floyd of Lufkin, Texas, Nancy Hudgins [15256] and husband, Bud [15257] of Gilmer, Texas and Annette Embler [48867] and husband, Walter of Beaumont, Texas. She is also survived by nephews, Warren C. Scroggins, Jr. [35540], Dennis Scroggins ], Doyle Scroggins and wife, Wanda, Blane Scroggins [34183] and wife, Dorothy [34184] all of Nacogdoches, Jim Burns and Joe Burns, both of Houston, Texas and many other relatives and friends. Viola was loved and will be dearly missed. In addition to her parents, Andrew and Willie Lozano, Viola was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Davis; two sons, Doyle Mack Davis and Charles Davis; a brother, Leon Lozano; and two sisters, Felma Burns and Marie Scroggins [48865]. Pallbearers will be Bobby Deason, Billy Deason, Jacob DeLoney, James Sanchez Jr., Colton Jernigan, Jamie Wright, John Wright and William Linder. Visitation with Viola's family will be Monday, August 17, 2009 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Laird Funeral Home, with rosary to follow at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or the Catholic charity of your choice. Laird Funeral Home

Published in The Daily Sentinel on August 17, 2009

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Annetta Scroggins (Apr 1956-13 Aug 2009) [43007]

Scroggins, Annetta On Aug. 13, 2009 at the age of 53 years, our Heavenly Father called her home. She leaves to cherish her loving memories - husband of 34 years, Rodney Lewis Scroggins [43005]; her son, Rico E. (Charon) Scroggins [43006]; sisters, MaryAnn Richardson, Roberta Byrd; brother, Arnold Richardson; granddaughters, Dominique and Carlita; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral service Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 11:00 AM, with visitation one hour prior and also Monday, Aug. 17 from 5-8 PM all at: Washburn-McReavy Crystal Lake Chapel 612-521-3677 Penn & Dowling Aves N.

Published in Star Tribune from August 15 to August 16, 2009

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Fred B. O'Berry (ca. 1925 - 13 Aug 2009) []

Mr. Fred B. O'Berry        
BROOKLET, Ga. - Mr. Fred B. O'Berry, age 84, died on Thursday, August 13, 2009, at his residence. The LaGrange, Ga., native moved to Savannah with his family in 1928 then to the Bethesda Home for Boys with his brother after his father's death in 1934. Mr. O'Berry was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in World War II. He lived for most of his life in Savannah working for the Chatham County Police Department, the Savannah Police Department and the Garden City Police Department. He was the owner and operator of O'Berry Bonding Company for 25 years and O'Berry Tire Company for 26 years. Mr. O'Berry moved to Bulloch County in 1973 before retiring in 1995. He was greatly loved by his wife and family. Mr. O'Berry was a believer who loved God and attended many churches in the area. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred B. and Bessie Webb O'Berry Sr.; and a brother, John William O'Berry.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Betty Whitaker O'Berry of Brooklet; two daughters and sons-in-law, Rebecca and Frank Scroggin of Wilmington Island, Ga., and Lisa and Marvin Headley of Dacula, Ga.; a sister, Evelyn O'Berry Adams of Pooler; a sister-in-law, Margie O'Berry of Wilmington Island, Ga.; five grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Black officiating and W.A. Edwards assisting.
Pallbearers will be Noel Forrester, Lamar Scroggins, Phil Scroggins, Tyler Scroggins, Caleb Scroggins, Phillip Scroggins, Joel Headley and Andrew Headley.
Burial will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Bethesda Home for Boys, 9520 Ferguson Avenue, Savannah, GA 31406.
Friends may sign the online register book at
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, August 15, 2009

Fred B. O'Berry Jr.

Mr. Fred B. O'Berry Jr. - BROOKLET - Mr. Fred B. O'Berry Jr., 84, died Thursday. Survivors: wife, Betty Whitaker O'Berry; daughters, Rebecca (Frank) Scroggin and Lisa (Marvin) Headley, and other relatives. Visitation: 5:30-8 p.m., Friday at the funeral home. Funeral: 2:30 p.m., Saturday in the chapel of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home. Burial: Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery. Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home Statesboro Chapel Savannah Morning News August 14, 2009 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at .

Published in Savannah Morning News on August 14, 2009

Friday, August 14, 2009

Alonzo Frazier (? - 11 Aug 2009) []


FRAZIER, MR. ALONZO, of Birmingham, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2009. He was a member of Greater New Macedonia Baptist Church. He was an employee of Supreme Beverage Company for over thirty years. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Shelia Frazier; daughters, Tameka Bishop, Nachite Sager and Latrecia Frazier; sons, Clifford Scroggins, William Spells and Victor Sager; father, Arthur (Jean) Beck; two sisters; and three brothers. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 15, at 1:00 p.m., from the church with burial in Zion Memorial Cemetery. Arrington Funeral Home directing.

Published in The Birmingham News on August 14, 2009

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Scroggins, Deacon Edd (12 Aug 1924 - 13 Aug 2009) [53165].

Scroggins, Deacon Edd (12 Aug 1924 - 13 Aug 2009) [53165].
Shreveport Times, Deacon Edd Scroggins, 21 Aug 2009
Find A Grave, Deacon Edd Scroggins, 24 Aug 2009
(Updated 2014).

Jeanette Scroggins English (12 Apr 1916 - 10 Aug 2009) [38059]

Jeanette Scroggins English        

ENGLISH Mrs. Jeanette Scroggins English went to be with the Lord on August 10, 2009 at her residence in Jacksonville Florida. Graveside Funeral services for Mrs.English will be held Thursday, August 13th, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. at Glenwood Cemetery in Thomasaton, Ga. Mrs. English was born in Thomaston, Ga. on April 12th, 1916 and was a 1934 graduate of R.E. Lee High School. She was employed by the Ammunition Plant in Macon, Ga. during World War II. Mrs. English was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Thomaston early in life and later, as she and her family moved to Florida, she became an active member in the Presbyterian Church there as well. Mrs. English loved to work in her garden and with her flowers. She is preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Earl English [38060], sisters, Ann [38065], Grace [], and Mary Kate [38066], brothers, Ben Scroggins [26285] and Hoyt Scroggins [] and also a grandson, Douglas English. Mrs. English is survived by her two sons, Mr. Robert "Bob" (Peggy) English of Jacksonville, Fl., and Mr. Timothy "Tim" (Lynn) English of San Antonio Texas; three grandsons, Bobby English, Steven English and Paul English. The family will receive friends at the funeral home for visitation Thursday, August 13th, 2009 from 12:30 to 2:00 P.M. prior to graveside services. Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visit our website at Please Sign the Guestbook @

Published in the Florida Times-Union on 8/12/2009

Friday, August 07, 2009

Alfred T. Campbell (ca. 1926 - 3 Aug 2009) []

Mr. Alfred T. Campbell   
WEOGUFKA - Alfred T. Campbell, 83 of Weogufka, passed away Aug. 3, 2009 at Coosa Valley Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret N. Campbell; parents, John T. and Effie Campbell; and a brother, Jack E. Campbell. He is survived by a daughter, Janice C. Scroggins and husband Jimmy of Sylacauga; grandchildren, Warren Scroggins and wife Kelly of Cumming, GA, Kim S. Smith and husband Kenny of Fayetteville, Jason Scroggins of Sylacauga and Jamie S. Culver and husband Shane of Sylacauga; great-grandchildren, Brittany Scroggins, Brandon Riley, Kayla Riley, Dylan Smith, Kourtney Smith, Kelsey Smith, Jaycie Smith, Slade Scroggins, Nellie Scroggins, Bailey Scroggins, and Draven Culver. Pallbearers will be Tommy Campbell, John Campbell, French Campbell, Charles Hill, David Scroggins, and Larry Strayer. Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Campbell and Frank Polk. The Family will receive friends Thursday evening, Aug. 6, from 6-8 p.m. at Radney-Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held Friday, Aug. 7, at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Eddie Forbus officiating. Johns-Ridout's Funeral Parlors, Southside Chapel directing.

Published in The Daily Home from 8/5/2009 - 8/6/2009