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OBIT: Mrs. Geneva Gentry Scruggs

Mrs. Geneva Gentry Scruggs, age 96, of Clubb Springs, TN, passed away Monday, July 22, 2019.

Mrs. Scruggs was born September 18, 1922 in Stonewall, TN, a daughter of the late Benjamin Harrison Gentry, Sr, and Katie Arizona Crawford Gentry. She married John Edward Scruggs on August 4, 1945 and he preceded her in death on July 27, 2009. Mrs. Geneva was also preceded in death by Siblings; John Author Gentry, Solon Gentry, Charlie Gentry, E.J. Gentry, Clifton Gentry, Ben Gentry, Jr, Joe Gentry, Lena White, Myrtle Smith, Willie Mai Glover, Ruby Hunt, and Iva Croslin.

Mrs. Scruggs worked at the Carthage Shirt Factory for 22 years and later worked at the Gordonsville Shop Rite. She was a member of the New Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church.

Mrs. Scruggs is survived by Daughter and Son-in-Law; Gail Scruggs Hewitt and Robert “Bobby” Hewitt of Carthage, TN. Granddaughter; Nicole Hewitt (Bobby) Williams of Brush Creek, TN. Grandson; John Scott Hewitt of Lafayette, TN. Great-Granddaughters; Kendall Nicole Williams and Abigail Elizabeth Hewitt. Sister; Georgia Wilkerson of Gordonsville, TN.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Scruggs are scheduled to be conducted from the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 2PM with Bro. Ricky Holland officiating. Interment will follow in the Smith County Memorial Gardens.

Visitation with the Family will be at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Tuesday from 4PM until 8PM and on Wednesday after 12PM until service time at 2PM.

The family requests memorials in Mrs. Geneva’s memory be made to the New Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church.