Dateline: October 26, 2006
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,
Memorials may be made
to the Rowe Cemetery Association.
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