James Thomas (Tommy) Scruggs, Sr.
James Thomas (Tommy) Scruggs, Sr., age 91, of Madisonville, passed away Monday, May 13, 2013. Preceded in death by loving wife, Blanche McConkey Scruggs; brothers, Carleton Scruggs and Earl Scruggs; sister, Charlotte Scruggs Lee. He was a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Madisonville. Survivors: children and spouses, J.T. and Beth Scruggs, Madisonville, Dan and Charlotte Scruggs, Englewood, Pat and Jack Rollins, Ooltewah, Mary Gail and Ernie Haynes, Madisonville; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy Scruggs Denton (Bob), Charlotte, N.C.; sister-in-law, Billie Scruggs, Madisonville; several nieces and nephews; devoted friend, Mrs. Virginia Thomas and her children, Gail and Allen Lail, Vonore. Funeral 7 p.m. Thursday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, Rev. Curtis Woods officiating. Interment 1 p.m. Friday, Haven Hill Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Sweetwater VFW Post 5156 and DAV Chapter 93. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the charity of your choice. Family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.