Luther M. Scroggins

M, #44371, (1918 - 2006)

  • Reference: [44371:&] !Update from blog !Get obit from FindaGrave; from AL




Children of Luther M. Scroggins & Willie Ree Guary

  • Last Edited: 29 Mar 2014


  1. [S2262] Find A Grave, URL:, Luther M. Scroggins
    Birth:           unknown
    Death:           Nov. 30, 2006

    [Obit text]

    Saint James Cemetery
    Havre de Grace
    Harford County
    Maryland, USA

    Record added: Dec 5 2006
    By: Russ Pickett.

    Son of F. D. and Lela Scroggins.

    Husband of Willie Ree Guary.

    Father of Luther Scroggins, Jr., Betty Oswald, Dorothy Ballard, Hilliard Scroggins.

    He was educated in the public school system and gave his life to Christ at an early age at the Flat Rock Baptist Church.

    After moving to Aberdeen, Md., he joined the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church under the pastorate of Rev. Milton C. Phillips. He was an active and faithful member. He taught Sunday School and was very involved with the youth. After a time, he became a Trustee and worked diligently until his health failed.

    He spent a tour of duty in the U. S. Army and spent the remainder of his working years at the Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. where he retired as shift supervisor. Bro. Scroggins was an involved parent and worked with the Boy Scouts under Scout Master Bernard Christy. He also worked with his wife who was a den mother for nine years. He was a member of VFW Post 6054, Aberdeen, Md. and a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 1522, Havre de Grace, Md.
  2. [S70], General search results, URL:, :
    U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
    Name:      Luther M Scroggins
    Birth Year:      1918
    Race:      Negro, citizen (Black)
    Nativity State or Country:      Alabama
    State:      Alabama
    County or City:      Elmore
    Enlistment Date:      18 Oct 1940
    Enlistment State:      Alabama
    Enlistment City:      Montgomery
    Branch:      Infantry
    Branch Code:      Infantry
    Grade:      Private
    Grade Code:      Private
    Term of Enlistment:      Enlistment for the Panama Canal Department
    Component:      Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
    Source:      Civil Life
    Education:      4 years of high school
    Civil Occupation:      Automobile Serviceman
    Marital Status:      Single, without dependents
    Height:      69
    Weight:      140.
  3. [S70], General search results, URL:, :
    Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969
    Name:      Willie Gary
    Marriage Date:      Mar 1948
    County:      Macon
    State:      Alabama
    Source information:      Alabama Center for Health Statistics

    Name:      Luther Scroggins
    Marriage Date:      Mar 1948
    County:      Macon
    State:      Alabama
    Source information:      Alabama Center for Health Statistics.
  4. [S2440] 1920 Federal Census, National Archives, T-625, Roll 14, ED 92, Sheet 6A, (29Jan 1920)
    Ancestry Images Online: ALT625_14-1166
    Dwelling, 102, Family, 104, Head: Fairdealings Scroggins
    63. Scroggins, Isaac E., Head, w,m,Sep 1859,40,m,17, TN, NC, NC, Carpenter
    64. -----, Olivia O., Wife, w,f,Oct 1865,34,m,17,6 children, 6 living, TX, GA, GA
    65. -----, Minnie, Daughter, w,f,Sep 1883,16,s, AR, TN, TX, at school
    66. -----, Nannie, Daughter, w,f,June 1885,14,s, AR, TN, TX, at school
    67. -----, Jessie L., Daughter, w,f,Apr 1888,12,s, AR, TN, TX, at school
    68. -----, Ruby R., Daughter, w,f,Mar 1890,10,s, AR, TN, TX, at school
    69. -----, Fred, Son, w,m,Sep 1894,5,s, AR, TN, TX
    70. -----, Isaac E., Son, w,m,Jan 1897,3,s, AR, TN, TX
    71. Kennedy, Will S., Boarder, w,m,Aug 1874,25,s, TN, KY, TN, Brakeman.
  5. [S6] AnyBirthday, before 2005 (No longer online),
    LUTHER     M     SCROGGINS     07-AUG-51     1410 WILLSHIRE DR RF     Aberdeen     MD     21001
    LUTHER     M     SCROGGINS     30-OCT-18     1410 WILLSHIRE DR RT     Aberdeen     MD     21001
    WILLIE     R     SCROGGINS     26-MAY-27     1410 WILLSHIRE DR RT     Aberdeen     MD     21001
    HILLIARD     D     SCROGGINS     28-DEC-49     1410 WILLSHIRE DR RT     Aberdeen     MD     21001
    LYDELL     L     SCROGGINS     22-SEP-72     1410 WILLSHIRE DR RT     Aberdeen     MD     21001.
  6. [S2169] Youngstown Vindicator
         , Jesse J. Scroggins, Sr., 12 Nov 2007.
    Jesse J. Scroggins Sr., 82

    MANSFIELD – A funeral service celebrating the life of Mr. Jesse J. Scroggins Sr., 82, formerly of Youngstown, will be celebrated Wednesday at 12 p.m. at Tabernacle Baptist Church .

    Mr. Scroggins was born Sept. 23, 1925 in Tallassee, Elsmore County, Ala., a son of Fairdealing and Lela Westbrook Scroggins, and came to the valley many years ago.

    He was a member of the U.S. Army, serving from 1943 until 1946, and was formerly employed as a stocker with U.S. Steel, Ohio Works, retiring after 33 years of service. He was a member of United Steel Workers of America.

    Mr. Scroggins was a member of the church, where he attended Sunday school, volunteered with the After School Program and participated in the Brotherhood. He was a precinct committee man in the first ward for several years.

    He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, the former Betty Jacobs, whom he married May 29, 1949; four sons, Ronald (Nola) of Houston, Texas, Jesse Jr. of Youngstown, Wendell of York, Pa., and Larry (Donna) Scroggins of Hampton, Va.; his one daughter, Wanda (Darren) Boatwright of Mansfield; four sisters, Louise Buckhanon of Birmingham, Ala., Ruth Cristobal of Tallassee, Ala., Mariam (Larry) Bartley of Bellhaven, N.C., and JoAnn Banks of Tallassee; four brothers, John P. (Janie) of Charleston, N.C., Stephen of Baltimore, Md., Frank (Lula) of Youngstown, and Nehemiah of Birmingham; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and dear friends.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Elizabeth Scroggins, his twin, Bessie Scroggins, and Jeanette Davidson; and two of his brothers, David and Luther Scroggins.

    Friends may call on Tuesday from 3 to 6 p.m. at Washington Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Wednesday one hour prior to services at the church.

    Interment will be in Belmont Park Cemetery.