Mrs. Mary's Story

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Mrs. Mary Scruggs, 87, of Beckley died Sunday, September 3, 2017.
Born June 9, 1930 in in Fireco, WV, she was the daughter of the late Philip and Vergie Moss.
A 1948 Stratton High School Graduate, she was employed by the US Department of Commerce for 25 years and was a member of St. Paul Baptist Temple, where she served as Mother of the Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers, George, Nathaniel, Jerry, Charles and Ronnie; three sisters, Geraldine, Doris and Peggy; special aunt, Elizabeth Powell and special nephew, George Dunn.
Left to cherish her precious memories her loving husband, William Elvin Scruggs of Beckley; brother, James (Pansey) of Dublin, GA; sister, Inez Richardson of Columbus, OH; brothers and sisters-in-Law, John (Mary) Scruggs, Maggie Larkin, Dianne Scruggs, Mildred Scruggs and Eugene (Linda) Scruggs; special niece, Joyce Larkin; special friends, Minnie Bowels and Bobby Austin and a host of other nieces, nephews, family members and other friends.
Funeral service will be 11:00AM Saturday, September 9, 2017 at St. Paul Baptist Temple, 129 Rice St., Beckley with Pastor Walter Leach officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity.
Friends may call from 6-8PM Friday, September 8, 2017 at the Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor Chapel 748 S. Fayette St. Beckley, WV 25801.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Raleigh County Cancer Center, 275 Dry Hill Road, Beckley, WV 25801.
Emailed condolences to ritchie-johnson@suddenlinkmail.com.
Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.
Published on September 6, 2017
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