June Elizabeth Scruggs, age 94 of Forest City died Thursday, January 19, 2023, at Fairhaven Home in Bostic.
June was born on June 12, 1928, in New Haven, Connecticut and was a daughter of the late Harry Leslie Madley and Eva Mae Rowley Madley.
She was a longtime member of Florence Baptist Church where she was a former Choir member and was active in many church activities over the years. Always thoughtful, June enjoyed sending handwritten cards and notes to her family, friends, and neighbors. She also had a love for her animals, especially her cats. She worked as an administrative assistant to her husband who was Director of the Forest City Housing Authority until her retirement.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Bobo Scruggs, Sr. who died in 2017 and her daughter, June Elizabeth “Susie” Henson in 2014.
Survivors include her son, Bobo Scruggs, Jr., and wife Jackie, and son-in-law, David Henson all of Forest City, her three grandchildren, Patrick Henson (Melanie), Shelley Turner (Jason), and Ashley Scruggs, as well as great-grandchildren, Patrick McQueen, Savannah Scruggs and one great-great grandchild, Gianna McQueen.
A memorial service will be held at 2 o’clock on Monday, January 23, 2023, in The Padgett and King Chapel with the Reverend Tonya Garrison officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 o’clock prior to the service at the mortuary. Interment will be private for the immediate family at Eternal Hills Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Florence Baptist Church Building Fund, 201 South Broadway Street, Forest City, North Carolina 28043.
The Padgett and King Mortuary & Crematory is in charge of arrangements and an online guest registry is available at www.padgettking.com