Margaret Dean Scroggins, 82, of Springfield, Mo., passed away Monday, July 5, 2010. Margaret was born in Greene County, Mo., and lived her entire life in Missouri. She was wed to James Scroggins  on October 10, 1945 after graduating from High School in Springfield. Margaret was very talented as an artist and seamstress. She was a giver and caretaker of her family without end, very industrious and active. Margaret along with her family lived in Springfield, Richland, and Lebanon, Missouri. She loved Jesus and lived her life as a reflection of that love. We are thrilled that she now has a new body and is in the best of health for all eternity. We'll see you soon Mom. Margaret was a member of First Baptist Church of Springfield. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Margaret Erva Hindman; a sister, Marjorie Cook; and a son, David Kay Scroggins. Margaret is survived by her husband, James Scroggins; three sons, Terry Scroggins , wife, RaDonna, Springfield, Mo.; Dennis Scroggins , wife, Sondra, Ashland, Mo.; and Randy Scroggins , wife, Jeana, Ash Grove, Mo.; a sister, Joann Puyear, Phoenix, Ariz.; eight grandchildren, Jennifer , Tara , Matthew  and Amanda Scroggins , Ryan Truster , Andrea Hagler , Summer McGinnis, and Austin Houp; and five great-grandchildren, Isaiah, Elijah and Aaron Hagler, and Logan and Charlotte Truster. Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 9, 2010, in Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home with Reverend Michael W. Overton, officiating.
Published in the News-Leader on July 7, 2010