Marguerite Virginia Chapman

F, #37035, (1907 - 2004)
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Child of Marguerite Virginia Chapman & Thomas Lee Scroggins

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  1. [S1572] Obituary: Marguerite V. Scroggins (Marguerite Virginia Chapman),, aft 8 May 2004
    Marguerite V. Scroggins
    Maiden Name Chapman
    Residence Mt.Holly, AR
    Approximate Date of Death 05/08/2004

    Marguerite Virginia Chapman Scroggins, 96, died Saturday, May 8, 2004, at her home in Mt. Holly, Arkansas. Born Aug. 14, 1907, in Horton, Kansas, she was the second of four daughters born to Arlando Scroggins Rudolph Chapman and Ida Mae Gerber Chapman. After graduating from high school in 1926, she worked as a secretary for Capper Publishing, and married Thomas Lee Scroggins on Sept. 26, 1931, in San Francisco, California.
    The birth of their son Thomas Lee Scroggins Jr. was followed by years of travel with her husband, who was in the U.S. Navy. Of the many places they called home, sone included China, Japan, the Philippines, and Hawaii while it was still a territory. After Wo rld War II, the family settled in Gravette, Arkansas. There, they spent the next 20 years farming and raising chickens and cattle for beef and dairy. During this time, she and her husband adopted their young nephew, Claude Guy Kris Scroggins Jr. In 1971, they moved to Mt. Holly and their current residence.
    Mrs. Scroggins enjoyed reading, sewing, quilting, gardening and loving her cat. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, the Mt. Holly Presbyterian Church, and the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three sisters, Gladys, Mildred and Helen; and a son, Kris Scroggins.
    Mrs. Scroggins is survived by one son, Thomas Scroggins Jr. of Albany, Oregon; three grandchildren, Susie Scroggins and her fiance John Randall, of Eugene, Oregon, Eric Scroggins and his wife Dawn of Junction City, Arkansas, and Brian Scroggins of Las Ve gas, Nevada; a daughter-inlaw, Lee Scroggins of Las Ve gas; five great-grandchildren, Ryan, Drew, Khris and Josh Scroggins of Junction City, and Brian Scroggins Jr. of Las Vegas; and nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews too numerous to count.
    Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Holly Presbyterian Church with the Revs. Larry Goza and Jimmy Burkes officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Holly Cemetery under the direction of Young s Funeral Directors of El Dorado. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Mt. Holly Presbyterian Church or to the Order of the Eastern Star.

    Information for this notice provided by: Public Record.
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  4. [S51] Obituary Marguerite Scroggins (brief),, [aft. 8 MAy 2004]
    Marguerite Scroggins (brief)
    Maiden Name N/A
    Residence Mount Holly, AR
    Approximate Date of Death 05/08/2004

    Marguerite Scroggins, 96, of Mount Holly, died on Saturday, May 8, 2004, at her residence.
    Arrangements will be announced by Young's Funeral Directors in El Dorado.

    Information for this notice provided by: Public Record.