Sunday, January 08, 2017

Scroggins, Dorthy Jean (Binder) (11 Sep 1927 - 8 Jan 2017) [38961:3].

Scroggins, Dorthy Jean (Binder) (11 Sep 1927 - 8 Jan 2017) [38961:3].
Daughter of Scroggins, Milton Glyn (Glenn) (8 Dec 1996 - 21 Feb 1965) [36682:3] [FaG:28698089].
Daughter of Scroggins, Mary Agnis Jones (22 Mar 1896 - 13 Jul 1982) [36683:3] [FaG:28698080].
Wife of Binder, Lawrence (21 Nov 1921 - 14 Mar 1998) [38962:3] [FaG:16932063].
Find A Grave, Dorothy Jean Scroggins Binder, 9 Jan 2017
(Updated 14 Jan 2017)

Dorothy Jean Scroggins Binder

Birth: Sep. 11, 1927
  Mount Calm
  Hill County
  Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 2017
  Texas, USA

Dorthy Jean Binder 89 of Ralls went to be with her Lord Sunday January 8, 2017. Dorthy came into this world September 11, 1927 born to Glenn and Mary Jones Scroggins, in Mt. Calm Texas.

She graduated from Ralls High School in 1945 and married Lawrence Binder on April 23, 1947 in Waco Texas. Dorthy farmed and lived south of Ralls for 66 years where she was a homemaker except for the five years that she worked for Danners Department Store. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, where she served on the administrative council, a lay leader, and member of the United Methodist Women for over 50 years. Dorthy was Den Mother for the Boy Scouts for nine years, was a Girl Scout leader for 16 years and was associated with scouting programs for 30 years. In 1995 she was awarded the Woman of Distinction for Girl Scouting. Dorthy won the Hall of Honor award from the 4-H organization and was a FFA supporter for many years being an honorary member. Dorthy and her family were awarded the Family of the Year by the Ralls Chamber of Commerce in 1968. She loved to read, garden, travel, and dance. Dorthy was a member of three Senior Citizen groups in Ralls, Slaton and Lubbock. She was a member of many different sewing and quilting clubs, including the Prairie Thimble Quilting Club. In her senior years, she spent time taking friends to doctor appointments. Dorthy had a giving heart and was always serving others.

Dorthy is preceded in death by her parents, and husband Lawrence on March 14, 1998.

Dorthy is survived by a daughter; Sue Starkey [38959:3] and husband Floyd [ of Ralls, two sons; Bill Binder [46051:3] and wife Gayle [44451:3] of Abilene, and Bobby Binder [44650:3] and wife Rita [44516:3] of Ralls and a brother Tommy Scroggins [38960:3] of Commerce. Dorthy also leaves behind seven grandchildren and fifteen great- grandchildren.

Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday January 11, 2017 at the First United Methodist in Ralls . Burial will follow in the Ralls Cemetery under the care of Adams Funeral Home of Ralls. A visitation will be held Tuesday from 6 p.m. till 7 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home of Ralls. Online condolences can be made at
Family links:
     Milton Glyn Scroggins (1896 - 1965)
     Mary Agnis Jones Scroggins (1896 - 1982)

     Lawrence Binder (1921 - 1998)

     John Glyn Scroggins (1922 - 1995)

Ralls Cemetery
Crosby County
Texas, USA

Created by: Janice Williams Langley
Record added: Jan 09, 2017
Find A Grave Memorial# 175148580

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