Obituary of Grace Scruggs, 1997:
Grace Scruggs November 5, 1997. Grace Wilson Scruggs, age 91, of Eagle Bend Road, Clinton, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1997, at her residence.
Mrs. Scruggs was a secretary for 44 years with Bush Brothers Cannery in Clinton before retirement. She was a charter member of Clinton Wednesday Club and Clinton Timely Topics Club. Mrs. Scruggs was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church.
She was the daughter of the late Frank and Dora Pyatt Wilson.
Survivors: daughters and sons-in-law, Gracie and Charles Allen of Nashville, and Jimmie Ann and Gene Wright of Caryville; grandchildren, Jenny and Jack Cunningham of Nashville; David All and Thomas Allen, both of Nashville; Julie and Steve Minton of Knoxville; and Jody and Kim Wright of Clinton; great-grandchildren, Grace Ann Cunningham and Molly Cunningham, both of Nashville; Michael Minton of Knoxville; and Lauren and Mollie Wright of Clinton; several cousins and a host of friends.
Family received friends 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, Holley-Gamble Funeral Home.
Funeral services were 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, Holley-Gamble Chapel, the Rev. Warren Wattenbarger officiating. Interment was in Sunset Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Memorial United Methodist Church, 323 N. Main St., Clinton, Tenn. 37716, or to Clinton Public Library, 118 S. Hicks St., Clinton, Tenn. 37716.
Clinton Courier-News, November 9/10, 1997
[Transcribed by Stephanie A. Hill from a microfilm of the original at the Clinton Public Library.]