Norman Madison "Mack" Scruggs Family
'Jane' Rosemary Jane (Taber) Scruggs she was born born 14 Aug 1919 in Culver , Marshall Co., IN died
21 Jul 1994 in Culver , Marshall Co., IN Burial: Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana
Was the librarian of the Culver Union Township Library for many years.
She was the daughter of Frank Harrison Taber and Ethel Huldah Wiseman Ethel was the daughter of the above
B. W. S. Wiseman.
married 29 Aug. 1938 Culver , Marshall, Indiana Norman Madison "Mack" Scruggs born 21 Apr 1916 i
Gretna Pennsylvannia county Virginaia died 7 May 1995 in Plymouth, Marshall Co., Indiana Burial:
Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana
Norman M. Scruggs, 79, of 311 S. Main St., died at 5:35 p.m. Sunday in St. Joseph's Hospital of Marshall County, Plymouth,
after an illness. He was a son of Norman E Scruggs and Nellie Florence Bailey.
Mr. Scruggs retired in 1985 as a U.S. Post Office custodian and previously retired in 1960 from Bendix Corp., South
Bend. He was born on April 21, 1916, in Gretna, VA.
On Aug. 29, 1938, in Culver, he married Rosemary Jan Taber. She died July 21, 1994. Surviving are a daughter, Norma
Janeen Resnick of South Hadley, Mass.; a son, Phillip D. of Rochester, Minn.; five grandchildren; and a brother, Jack of
Mr. Scruggs was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Finney-Schilling Veterans of Foreign Wars Post
Norma Janeen Scruggs m. Mirtchell Barry Resnick they had:
Phillip David Scruggs Sr. Birth: Jul. 25, 1949 Indianapolis Marion County Indiana Death: Aug. 4, 2008
Rochester Olmsted County Minnesota Burial: Fort Snelling National Cemetery Minneapolis Hennepin County
Mr. Scruggs, 59, of Stewartville, died unexpectedly Monday (Aug. 4, 2008) at the home of a friend in Rochester,
following a lengthy illness.
Phillip David Scruggs was born July 25, 1949, in Indianapolis, Indiana. His birth name was Garth Wilson, and he was
adopted as an infant by Norman and Rosemary (Taber) Scruggs on September 14, 1949. He grew up in Culver,
Ind., attended school there, and later received his GED. He enlisted in the Marine Corps (First Marine Division) and
served three tours of duty in Vietnam. He was married Aug. 28, 1972, in Plymouth, Ind., to Kristi Jo Naylor.
They were later divorced.
In Indiana Mr. Scruggs was employed in real estate, specializing in farmland sales. He moved to Wisconsin and then
to Idaho, where he married Margie Charboneau in 1982. Following their marriage, the couple moved to Minnesota;
they were later divorced. He owned and operated Reparit, a home handyman service, and also worked as a
carpenter in home construction until retiring early for health reasons in 2001.
On July 7, 1992, he married Jill M. Eppard. The couple and their family made their home in Stewartville. Mrs. Scruggs
was an employee at People's Natural Gas in Rochester for a number of years, and is currently employed by Charter
House in Rochester. Mr. Scruggs was a member of Grace Evangelical Free Church and was a longtime member of
Alcoholics Anonymous. He enjoyed fishing, racquetball and golf, and was a fan of the Chicago Cubs.
He is survived by his wife; 10 children, two sons from a previous marriage, Phil Jr. (Stacy) of Brookston, Ind., Dan
(Rena) of Rochester, his wife's two sons from a previous marriage, Jake (Molly) Johnson and Joshua Johnson, both
of Rochester, and Zach, Luke, Isaiah, Katie, Emily and Sophie, all at home in Stewartville; a sister, Jan (Mitch)
Resnick of South Hadley, Mass.; and four gandchildren. Other survivors include his mother-in-law, Kaye Eppard of
Rochester. He was preceded in death by his parents, Norman and Rosemary (Taber) Scruggs.
Final arrangements entrusted to Griffin-Gray Funeral Home of Stewartville. The funeral for Phillip D. Scruggs was
Saturday, August 9th, at Grace Evangelical Free Church in Stewartville, with the Rev. Gary Seaquist and Pastor
Andrew Langseth co-officiating. Interment of ashes was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
m. 1st Kristi Aug. 28, 1972, Plymouth, Ind. Jo Naylor Birth: Jan. 1, 1952 Burlington Des Moines County Iowa
Death: May 2, 2008 Plymouth Marshall County Indiana, Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery Plymouth Marshall County Indiana
who had a brain aneurism and resulted in her being an invilid for the rest of her life. The marriage ended in divorce
PLYMOUTH - Kristi Jo (Naylor) Scruggs, 56, of 222 Parkview Street, Plymouth, Indiana, passed away at 11:40 a.m.
on Friday, May 2, 2008, in Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home, Plymouth.
Kristi was born on January 1, 1952, in Burlington, Iowa, to Donald and Grayce Naylor.
Kristi is survived by her sons, Phillip and Stacy Scruggs of Brookston, Indiana, and Daniel and Rena Scruggs of
Stewartville, Minnesota; her grandsons, Chaz Scruggs, Koby Scruggs and Keagen Scruggs of Brookston; her brothers,
Ronald and Susan Naylor of Muncie, Indiana, Michael and Anne Naylor of Swansea, Illinois, Kent and Gail Naylor of
Plymouth, Mark and Jeannie Naylor of Winchester, Virginia; her aunt, Virginia Urman of Saint Cloud, Minnesota; and
by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2008, at 11:30 a.m. in the First Presbyterian Church, Plymouth,
with the Rev. Dr. Ronald Naylor officiating.
Friends will be received at 10:00 a.m. in the church until time of services at 11:30 a.m.
A private interment will follow at New Oak Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
The VAN GILDER FUNERAL HOME, 300 West Madison Street, Plymouth, IN 46563, is handling the arrangements.
Friends and family are invited to sign the guestbook and share memories of Kristi at www.vangilderfuneralhome.com. -
South Bend Tribune on 5/15/2008.
Philips David Scruggs Jr>
Daniel Lee Scruggs
Phillip married wnd 1982 Margaret "Margie" Impleman or Charboneau.
Phillip married 3rd July 7, 1992 Jill M. Eppard
1910; Census Place: Chatham, Pittsylvania, Virginia; Roll: T624_1641; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0091
Household Members: Name Age
Norman E Scruggs 27
Nellie F Scruggs 29 wife
Nannie Walden 19 servant
1920; Census Place: Chatham, Pittsylvania, Virginia; Roll: T625_1904; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 143; Image: 254.
Household Members: Name Age
Nellie F Scruggs 40 Widowed
Merrill J Scruggs 10 son
Norman M Scruggs 3 son
Charlie Eaton 53
Emma Eaton 44
Jack Hodges 19
Virginia E Farmer 58
Year: 1930; Census Place: Culver , Marshall, Indiana; Roll: 617; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 16;
Household Members: Name Age
Harvey J Pontiores 49
Nellie Pontiores 51 wife
Merrill J Scruggs 20 son [sic]
Norman M Scruggs 13 son [sic]
Norman E Scruggs married Nellie F. Bailey They had:
Merrill Jackson "Jack" Scruggs b. June 26, 1910
in Gretna VA d. April 3, 2005 in Plainfield, Indiana; m. Helen I. Mattix; in 1940 they were living at
419 S. Main St.
as renters which was owend by Exra Hawkins and in 1942 David Burns and was living there and
bought in 1944.
Norman M. 'Mack' Scruggs m. Jane Taber; they resided at 311 S. Main; the home of her parents and