James Thomas "Tommy" Scruggs Sr.
May 13, 2013
James Thomas \"Tommy\" Scruggs Sr.
May 13, 2013
James Thomas \"Tommy\" Scruggs Sr., 91, of Madisonville, died Monday, May 13, 2013.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Blanche McConkey Scruggs; two brothers, Carleton Scruggs and Earl Scruggs; and one sister, Charlotte Scruggs Lee. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Madisonville.
Survivors include four children and their spouses, J.T. and Beth Scruggs of Madisonville, Dan and Charlotte Scruggs of Englewood, Pat and Jack Rollins of Ooltewah, and Mary Gail and Ernie Haynes of Madisonville; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy Scruggs Denton and her husband, Bob, of Charlotte, N.C.; one sister-in-law, Billie Scruggs of Madisonville; several nieces and nephews; and a devoted friend, Virginia Thomas and her children, Gail and Allen Lail, all of Vonore.
Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Biereley-Hale Funeral Home with the Rev. Curtis Woods officiating. Burial will be 1 p.m. Friday in Haven Hill Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Sweetwater VFW Post 5156 and DAV Chapter 93.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.
Biereley-Hale Funeral Home of Madisonville is in charge of arrangements.