Thursday, February 18, 2016

Scroggins, Sylvia Louise (Mills) (14 Dec 1942 - 18 Feb 2016) [30662:K] [FS:].

Scroggins, Sylvia Louise (Mills) (14 Dec 1942 - 18 Feb 2016) [30662:K] [FS:] [HS:I6171].
Daughter of Scroggins, George Melvin (15 May 1900 - 2 Oct 1972) [30631:K] [FS:] [HS:I617].
Daughter of Scroggins, Alma Feilke  (18 Jan 1901 - 5 Feb 1998) [32220:K] [FS:].
Turpin Funeral Home, Sylvia Louise Scroggins Mills, 19 Feb 2016
(Updated 19 Feb 2015).

Sylvia Louise Scroggins Mills, 93, of Stuttgart passed away Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at Crestpark of Stuttgart.

Ms. Mills was born Dec. 14, 1922, in Stuttgart to George Melvin and Alma Feilke Scroggins. Following graduation from Stuttgart High School, she received her Master’s Degree in Library Science from George Peabody. She was the librarian and taught English at Humphrey Public School before beginning employment at the City Librarian with Stuttgart Public Library where she retired after 25 years. She was a member of Grand Avenue United Methodist Church.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Melvine Scroggins Graddy [30631:K].

Survivors are her only son, J.R. “Robert” Mills and wife Debbie Wisdom of Sherwood; two step-grandsons, Josh Wisdom and William (Jonah) Wisdom, all of North Little Rock; and a nephew, John Ed Graddy [30663:K] (Phyllis [32222:K]) of Conway.

Funeral services, officiated by the Rev. David A. Moore, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Turpin Funeral Home with visitation one hour before. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery.

Her family requests memorials be made to Stuttgart Public Library, 2002 S. Buerkle St., Stuttgart, Ark. 72160; Grand Avenue United Methodist Church Library, 803 S. Grand Ave., Stuttgart, Ark. 72160; or Heifer International, 1 World Ave., Little Rock, Ark. 72202.

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