Merrill Jackson "Jack" Scruggs
||Merrill J Scruggs - For fear that you might not recongnize that "Merrill" we
hasten to add that he is usually known as Jack, which comes from the fact that
his middle name is Jackson.
He also from 1935 (possibly before also) to 1940 or after was residing at
419 S. Main Street
Culver renting from Ezra Hawkins.
He was born in Greta, Va. and came to Culver in 1924.
Jack was gradtauted from thre Culver High School in 1927, three and a half
year ago began working gor Uncle Sam as a mail carrier, his route being the
north half of town.
This writeup will be distinctive in that it will contain no cracks about Jack
reading all the psotcards.
Afternoon's find him workin at Smith's Shoe Shop. His hoppy is amateur
Merrill Jackson "Jack" Scruggs 94, of Avon IN., passed away Sunday, April 3,
2005 in Plainfield Health Care.
He was born June 26, 1910 in Gretna VA, to the late Norman and Nellie
He retired in 1973 from Ransburg Corp. in Indianapolis after 7 years as a
machinist. Prior to that he worked at Allison Transmission for 16 years. His
earlier employment was with the U.S. Postal Service in Culver, Ind.
Merrell was a member of the Avon United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Helen I. (Mattix) Scruggs; children, Melinda M.
Wright and Michael J. Scruggs; 1 grandson and 1 great granddaughter.
Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Helen I. Mattix Scruggs 96, of Avon, passed away March 24, 2008. She
was born August 12, 1911 to the late Arthur Tennis Mattix and Nancy
Fern (Dinsmore) Mattix in Culver, IN.
She was a clerical worker for at the Hendricks County Courthouse and
at the State Government.
She is survived by her son, Michael J. Scruggs; a daughter, Melinda M.
Wright; a grandson, Curt M. Wright; and two great grandchildren,
Pamela M. and Jackie Wright.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Merrill "Jack" Scruggs.
Arrangements by Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, Plainfield