Dateline: October 26, 2006

Patricia Ruth Land Scroggins, 70, died Sunday, October 22, 2006, at Memphis. Services and interment were held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 24, 2006, in Rowe Cemetery in Hedley with Rev. Lance Wood, Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Clarendon, and Patrick Robertson, officiating. Services were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.

Mrs. Scroggins was born in Hedley, Donley County, Texas to Jack and Mary Magdaline “Maggie” McCalister Land.  She had been a resident of Donley County for more than 40 years.  She married Billy Ray Scroggins in 1955 at Las Vegas, Nevada.  He preceded her in death in 1991.  She had worked as a bookkeeper, landscaper, and most recently as a nurses’ aide at Medical Center Nursing Home in Clarendon prior to her retirement.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Clarendon.

Survivors include one daughter, Lynda Mattingly and husband James of Tulsa, Oklahoma; one son, Sam Martin of Amarillo; and a grandson, Billy Jack Mattingly of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Memorials may be made to the Rowe Cemetery Association.

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