Mr. James Scruggs

May 1, 1949 – August 16, 2011

Mr. James Henry Scruggs, 62, of Jonesboro, passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at Southern Regional Medical Center. Mr. Scruggs was born in Mobile, Ala., May 1, 1949, to Mrs. Margarite S. Smith and the late James Henry Smith. He attended the Jonesboro Church of God, was formerly employed at Silver Springs Citrus, and a former member of the Masonic Lodge in Florida.

He is survived by his wife, Faye Armstrong Scruggs; children, Tina Beckers, James Henry Scruggs, II, Greg Armstrong, Kathy Foskey, Sandy Lambert, Michelle Addis, Kevin Armstrong, Christina Perry; 27 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; mother, Margarite Smith; sister, Marie S. Woods; brothers, David Smith, Bobby Smith and Billy Smith; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, August 18, at 12 p.m., chapel of Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. Bishop Danny Henderson and the Reverend Gene Luke will officiate. Interment will follow in Eastlawn Cemetery, McDonough. Friends may visit the family on Wednesday evening from 5 p.m., to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, 1891 West McIntosh Road, Griffin, is in charge of the arrangements. www.conner-westburyfuneralhome.com.