Charles Melvin Scroggins1

M, #34357, (1930 - 2009)

  • Reference: [34357]



  • Death of father: 1 Nov 1934, Clyde Henry Scroggins, Augusta, Richmond Co, GA.4,5,6,7
  • SSN*: Bef. 1951, Social Security "Charles Melvin Scroggins," SSN.2
  • Death of mother: 28 Aug 1984, Lucille Brown.8
  • Residence: Bet. 1993 and 2002, and Shirley Hawkins, 709 Peterson Dr, Gardendale, AL, 35071.9
  • Obituary (Son-in-law): Of Fred W. Hawkins, 5 Jul 2000, Gadsden Messenger, Gadsden, Etowah Co, AL, 3
  • Residence*: 5 Jul 2000.3
  • Obituary (Surviving Son-in-law): Of Marian E. Wells, 1 Oct 2003, Gadsden Messenger, Gadsden, Etowah Co, AL,

    Marian Wells Hawkins, age 87, of Gadsden, AL. died Friday September 19, 2003 in Birmingham, AL. She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruby Aubin; Stepfather, Henri Aubin; father, Robert Wells; daughter June (Ralph) Barron; and husband, Fred Warren Hawkins.

    Survivors include one daughter, Shirley (Charles) Scroggins of Birmingham, AL; five grandchildren, Kent (Denise) Scroggins, Stephanie Scroggins, Warren Bragg Scroggins, Jeff (Lynn) Barron, Marlise (Steve) Bolton; Seven Great Grandchildren: Stephen Scroggins, Hannah Scroggins, Leah Scroggins, Tommy Bolton, Orry Bolton, Jessica Barron, Jeffery Barron: Step Grandson: Clark Barron; and one great-great grandchild: Heavenly Paige Barron.

    Mrs. Hawkins was a devoted member of the Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter in Gadsden where she volunteered in many capacities throughout the years. She and her husband owned and operated several restaurants in Gadsden over the years, most remembered were “The Panorama” and “The Coffee Cup”.

    A memorial service was held Monday, September 22, at Collier Butler Funeral Home in Gadsden. Her dear friend Father John Cruse officiated.10
  • Residence*: 1 Oct 2003, and Shirley Hawkins, Birmingham, Jefferson Co, AL.10
  • Obituary*: Of Charles Melvin Scroggins, 18 Sep 2009, Birmingham News, Birmingham, Jefferson Co, AL,!Add family.1

Children of Charles Melvin Scroggins & Shirley Hawkins

  • Last Edited: 9 Mar 2015


  1. [S1712] Birmingham News
         , Charles Melvin Scroggins, 18 Sep 2009.


    SCROGGINS, CHARLES MELVIN Charles Melvin Scroggins, age 79 of Gardendale, passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2009. Mr. Scroggins was born in Montgomery, AL, the son of Clyde and Lucille Scroggins. He graduated from Sidney Lanier High School where he excelled in sports, lettering in football, baseball and basketball. He received a scholarship to Hiwassee College in Madisonville, TN. After graduating, Mr. Scroggins joined the USAF Special Services serving in the Korean Conflict. When his enlistment was over, he played baseball for the Washington Senators in the Minor League. In 1958, Mr. Scroggins moved to Birmingham, enrolled at Birmingham Southern College, met and married his wife of 51 years, Shirley Hawkins of Gadsden, Al. While at BSC, he served as Director of the Five Points South YMCA. He also served with the Shades Valley and North Birmingham YMCA. The YMCA continued to be a part of his life until his illness in March 2008. Mr. Scroggins was a dedicated athlete, playing fast pitch soft ball, bowling, and in the last 40 years of his life enjoying golf to the fullest. He was a member of Castle Pines Country Club. He coached little league baseball, church league softball and basketball. In 1959, Mr. Scroggins joined J. H. Berry Realty Co., in the property management department, where he eventually became Director of Property Management. His relationship with the company lasted 31 years. In 1990, Mr. Scroggins joined the firm of Boothby Engle, Inc. Apartment Group as President and Chairman of the Board of Property Management. Mr. Scroggins continued to be affiliated with the company until his illness. Mr. Scroggins received his Certified Property Management designation in 1967 and was president of the North Alabama chapter. He received Manager of the Year, North Alabama Chapter in 1985, Outstanding Leadership, Dedication and Service awards in 1978 and 1990. He also served at the national level on the governing council of the Institute of Real Estate Management and as a member of the CPM Membership Standards Committee as well as Regional Vice President in 1987-1988. His service to the Lord was the joy of Mr. Scroggins' life. He joined Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church (Gardendale-Mt. Vernon UMC) in 1959. Thru the years he served as the Chairman of the Administrative Board, Chairman of Finance Committee, Chairman of the Council on Ministries, Sunday School Superintendent, Sunday School teacher, and as president of his beloved Fellowship Sunday School Class. Mr. Scroggins was preceded in death by his parents, sister Arlene Butland and brother John B. Scroggins. He is survived by his wife Shirley, his son Kent (Denise); daughter Stephanie; son Bragg; grandchildren: Stephen, Hannah and Leah; sister, Florence Wood; along with nieces, nephews, extended family and devoted friends. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Organ Fund, The Kerrie Clemons Fund, or The Royal Family Kids Camp, C/O Gardendale Mt. Vernon UMC, 800 Crest Drive, Gardendale, AL 35071. The family would like to express their deep appreciation to New Beacon Hospice, in particular to Ray Whittaker and Vanessa Singleton for their special care. Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, September 19, 2009 at Gardendale Mt. Vernon UMC. Visitation will be from 9:30 A.M. until service time at the church. Ridout's Gardendale Chapel directing.
    Published in The Birmingham News on September 18, 2009
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index (, URL:,
    Name:      Charles M. Scroggins
    Last Residence:      
    35071 Gardendale, Jefferson, Alabama
    BORN:      19 Feb 1930
    Died:      16 Sep 2009
    State (Year) SSN issued:      Alabama (Before 1951).
  3. [S51] Obituary
  4. [S2262] Find A Grave, URL:, Clyde Scroggins [9 Mar 2015].
  5. [S3067] Anc: Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963, URL:,
    Name:      Clyde Henry Scroggins
    Death Date:      1 Nov 1934
    Cemetery:      Memorial Cemetery
    Cemetery Location:      Montgomery, Alabama.
  6. [S2403], Georgia Deaths, 1919-98, URL:,
    Name:      Clyde H. Scroggins
    Death Date:      1 Nov 1934
    County of Death:      Richmond
    Certificate:      30617.
  7. [S2620] Ancestry Public Tree (see CD), Hailey Family Tree, Clyde Henry Scroggins, by hailynn1 [9 Mar 2015].
  8. [S2262] Find A Grave, URL:, Lucille Scroggins [9 Mar 2015].
  9. [S1925] Ancestry Combined Phone Directory, 1993-2002,
    Name:      Charles M Scroggins
    Address:      709 Peterson Dr
    City:      Gardendale
    State:      Alabama
    Zip Code:      35071-2744
    Phone Number:      205-631-4274
    Residence Years:      1993 1994 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002.
  10. [S51] Obituary Hawkins, Marian Wells, Gadsden Messenger, Gadsden, AL, 1 Oct 2003