Mary Josephine Scruggs


Mary Josephine Scruggs, 83, of Ellisville died at her residence Thursday, May 31, 2018 in Ellisville. She was born Friday, Jan. 18, 1935 in Ellisville.

Visitation will be 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Ellisville Funeral Home in Ellisville. Funeral services will be at noon Saturday at Ellisville Funeral Home and the burial will follow in Ellisville City Cemetery. Brother Jimmy Hood will officiate.

She was a homemaker and loving mother, and she enjoyed spending time with her dog Bessie. She loved being outdoors. She was a member of Moselle Landmark Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by husband Grover Jarvis Scruggs; mother Juddie Walters; father Dave Walters; nine brothers and sisters; and granddaughter Kayla Cooley.

Survivors include son Mitchell Scruggs (Sandra); daughters Mary Joann Knight (John) and Debbie Townsend (Gary); brother Vondell Walters (Kay); grandchildren Mellissa Hodges (Gary), Stacy Price (Corey), LeAnn Bray (Kevin), Joseph Townsend and Sarah Townsend; great-grandchildren Joseph Ladner, Taylor Price, Maci Bray, Nolan Bray and Kaydence Cooley.

Pallbearers will be Joseph Ladner, Gary Hodges, Corey Price, Kevin Bray, Joseph Townsend and Keith Culpepper.

Ellisville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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