Earl A. Scroggins1

M, #44829, (1916 - 2008)

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Children of Earl A. Scroggins & Alice L. Hopcus

  • Last Edited: 4 May 2008


  1. [S1807] Peoria Journal Star
         , Earl Scroggins, 3 Mar 2008.
    Earl Scroggins            

    PEORIA - Earl A. Scroggins, 91, of Peoria died at 5:35 a.m. Sunday, March 2, 2008, at Manor Care in Peoria.

    Born May 17, 1916, in Hackett, Ark., to John and Leonara Chapel Scroggins, he married Alice L. Hopcus on Nov. 12, 1938, in Paris, Ark.

    She survives in Peoria along with two sons, Earl J. (Roberta) Scroggins of Dexter, Mo., and Louis (Marilyn) Scroggins of Peoria; five grandchildren, James, Timothy, Cynthia, Joseph and Thomas; and 10 great-grandchildren.

    Earl was preceded in death by seven sisters and three brothers.

    He worked as a tool room welder for Hyster Corporation for more than 30 years until his retirement.

    He was a member of St. Philomena Catholic Church and a lifetime member of the Peoria Casting Club.

    Earl loved to play music, fish, camp and work in his garden. He was also an avid Cubs fan.

    A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at his church, with Father Donald Henderson officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum.

    Memorials may be made to The Children's Home of Peoria.

    Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

    Tributes and condolences may be submitted to www.wrightandsalmon.com.

    Published in the Peoria Journal Star on 3/3/2008.
  2. [S2220] 1930 Federal Census, National Archives, T-626, Roll 82, ED 42-30, Sheet 15A, (25 Apr 1930)
    Ancestry Images Online: ART626_82-0990
    Dwelling, 285, Family, 295, Head: John Scroggins.
  3. [S70] Ancestry.com, General search results, URL: www.ancestry.com, :
    Arkansas Marriage Index, 1933-1939
    Name:      Earl G Scroggins
    Gender:      Male
    County:      Logan
    Spouse:      Alice Hopcus
    License Date:      12 Dec 1938
    Certificate Number:      16418
    Volume Number:      0002.
  4. [S352] CA Death Index (Anc), URL: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll,
    Name:      John Henry Scroggins
    Social Security #:      430057553
    Sex:      MALE
    Birth Date:      16 Aug 1875
    Birthplace:      Arkansas
    Death Date:      11 Mar 1945
    Death Place:      Orange
    Mother's Maiden Name:      Goodnight
    FATHER'S SURNAME:      Scroggins.
  5. [S44] Social Security Death Index (Ancestry.com), URL: http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm,
    Name:      Earl A. Scroggins
    SSN:      430-05-2380
    Last Residence:      61614 Peoria, Peoria, Illinois
    Born:      17 May 1916
    Died:      2 Mar 2008
    State (Year) SSN issued:      Arkansas (Before 1951 ).