Marlene Virginia Scroggins1
F, #48673, (1940 - 2009)
- Reference: [48673:0]
- Birth*: 9 Feb 1940, Long Beach, Los Angeles Co, CA.1,2
- (Parents, daughter of Thomas Scroggins & Virginia Stark).1
- Death*: 10 Feb 2009.1
- Burial*: FaG: "alongside her son".1
- Obituary*: Of Marlene Reidhead, 13 Feb 2009, Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Maricopa Co, AZ, Husband and children not yet entered; survived by unnamed brother and two sisters.1
- Married Name: Marlene Virginia Reidhead (Scroggins).1
- Last Edited: 13 Feb 2009
- [S1904] Arizona Republic
, Marlene Reidhead, 13 Feb 2009.
69, of Scottsdale, Arizona passed away on February 10, 2009, after a long and courageous struggle with her illness. Marlene was born on February 9, 1940 in Long Beach, California. She was a strong, elegant, graceful, generous and caring woman. Marlene studied dance from a young age and taught dance classes for many years. She moved from California to Show Low, Arizona in 1957 and married Jerry Reidhead--the love of her life. She worked as a bookkeeper for Reidhead Lumber Company. One of her many extraordinary accomplishments was as President of the Show Low Chamber of Commerce. She was well respected in her community and had many adoring friends and family. She had an unyielding devotion to her family and her friends. Marlene is survived by her husband, Jerry Reidhead of 52 years, and her daughters, Susanne Christensen and Patricia Reidhead (Sherry White) of Arizona and her grandson, Cody Christensen. She is further survived by her Mother, Virginia Clark, her brother, and two sisters, other relatives and many friends. In addition to her father, Thomas Scroggins, she was preceded in death by her son, Randy Reidhead. There will not be a formal funeral service. There will be a gathering of family and friends at her home in Scottsdale on Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. to celebrate her remarkable life and many contributions. She will be deeply missed. In keeping with her wishes, she will be buried along side her son. Her family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to: Arizona Humane Society, 1520 West Dobbins Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85041.
Published in The Arizona Republic on 2/13/2009
- [S1929] CA Births (Ancestry), Name: Marlene Virginia Scroggins
Birth Date: 9 Feb 1940
Mother's Maiden Name: Stark
Birth County: Los Angeles.