December 1, 1923 - April 11, 2020
Deweese “Deb” Scruggs 96, of Ullin, passed in her sleep at home with her family on Saturday, April 11, 2020. Deb had been living with her Daughter Carole Nafziger in Rockford, Illinois for the last 5 years of her life Deweese was born in Collinsville, AL on December 1, 1923 to Hubert and Birdie Keener. After graduating from high school she worked at the Anniston Alabama Army depot for the World War II effort. She met her husband James A. Scruggs (now deceased) at the Army depot. They married and moved to Mound City, where they opened and ran an IGA supermarket for more than 40 years. She later moved to her country home near Ullin. She loved gardening and animals. She was a member of Cache Chapel Methodist Church. She was active in her church, women’s club, Red Hats, and loved to travel. She was devoted to her four children and will be sorely missed. Deweese is survived by her four children, Carole Nafziger and her husband Lowell Nafziger of Rockford, James Scruggs and his wife Lou Ann Scruggs of York, PN, Dr.Charles Scruggs of Galveston TX, and Dr. Jerry Scruggs and his wife Patricia of Memphis, TN. There are numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews. The family will host a memorial service at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 27, 2021 at the New Cache Chapel Methodist Church located on Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cache Chapel Methodist Church in Ullin, IL or the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) or Church Health (churchhealth.org).
Deweese “Deb” Scruggs 96, of Ullin, passed in her sleep at home with her family on Saturday, April 11, 2020. Deb had been living with her Daughter Carole Nafziger in Rockford, Illinois for the last 5 years of her life Deweese... View Obituary & Service Information
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