Obituary of Floyd G. Scruggs, 1975:
A retired employee of the Anderson County highway department, Floyd G. Scruggs of Bethel Rd. Clinton Rt. 1 died at his home last Thursday night from lung cancer.
He had been under treatment for the disease for the past year and had been bedridden for about three months.
Mr. Scruggs began as a bridge painter with the highway department in 1925. He soon became a grader operator and worked in that capacity with the county until 1973.
He was a native of Anderson County and had resided at his farm on Bethel Rd for 40 years.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Mrs. Edna Jones Scruggs; two sons, Frank Scruggs and Kenneth Scruggs, both of Clinton Rt. 1; a daughter, Mrs. Avery Lowe of Conyers, Ga.; four grandsons, Donnie Scruggs, Gene Scruggs, Kenneth Scruggs and Jerry Scruggs; four granddaughters, Cindy Scruggs, Rachel Scruggs, Patricia Scruggs and Christy Lowe; a sister, Miss Sally Scruggs of Clinton; and one brother, Walter (Tom) Scruggs of Clinton.
Funeral services were Sunday in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton and were conducted by the Rev. J.C. Parrish. Burial was in Norris Memorial Gardens.
Clinton Courier News, 13 March 1975
[Courtesy of Renee Scarbrough]