Rebecca "Pennye" Scroggins

Funeral services for Rebecca “Pennye” Scroggins, 73, of Natchez who died October 24, 2018 at Merit Health Natchez were Sunday at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Ronnie Randall officiating. Burial followed at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Mrs. Scroggins was born November 18, 1944 in Bentonia, the daughter Griffin Irwin and Effie Elinda Bradshaw Irwin.  She was a member and organist at Trace City Baptist Church in Natchez. Mrs. Scroggins was a retired nurse at Natchez Regional Hospital.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Dewey Nelson Scroggins, one brother, Dave Irwin; four sisters, Gwen Creel, Barbara Davis, Floann Landrum and Peggy Ferris.

Survivors include two sons, Mitchell Nelson Scroggins and wife, Natalie of Natchez, and Brad Ivan Scroggins and wife, Stephanie of Ozark MO; four granddaughters, Teresa Marie Scroggins of Conway, AR, Brittany Lemay Scroggins and fiancée, Blake Smith, Amber Nicole Scroggins of Natchez, Cali Alexa Collins, Ozark, MO; two grandsons, Jonathon Nelson Scroggins, and Brad Ivan Scroggins, Jr. Both of San Diego, CA; three brothers, Rudy Irwin, of Bentonia, Jerry Irwin of Benton and Carey Irwin of Hiawassee, GA.

Pallbearers will be, Tracy Irwin, Phil Davis, Michael Ferris, Bruce Davis, Lannie Creel, and Gerald Creel.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

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