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Jimmy Don Scroggins, 66, of Shady Point died Saturday, May 5, 2012, at his home in Shady Point. Jimmy was born Nov. 7, 1945, in Oxnard, Calif., to Roy H and Ida Mae (Brookover) Scroggins.Â He was a heavy equipment operator.Â Jimmy was a Poteau High School graduate.Â He was a member of the Calhoun Baptist Church.Â Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents; son, James Scroggins; and granddaughter, Summer VanMeter.Â He and Janice Monks were married Jan. 8, 1965.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Janice of the home; daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Leon Laymon of Shady Point, Cathy Scroggins of Collinsville, Linda and Jamey Arnett of Albion; son and daughter-in-law, Roy and Dawn Scroggins of Shady Point; seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; five sisters, Janet Fox of Panama, Melba Hall of Poteau, Francis Harber of Eufaula, Jean Alice Robertson of Oklahoma City, Nancy Mayberry of Dallas; other relatives and loved ones.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, at Calhoun Baptist Church, Calhoun, with Revs. Steve Hughes and Jim Cook officiating.Â Burial will be in Shady Point Cemetery.
You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.