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Leo Scruggs

 Leo Nelson Scruggs, age 77, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday January 22, 2013 at his home.  He was born on January 22, 1936 to Johnny F. and Annie Ruth (Kendrick) Scruggs, Sr. inSumrall , MS.   Leo graduated from Sumrall High School. He married Judith Lott and joined the United States Navy on the same day June 21, 1955. After his enlistment with the Navy, Leo went to work for IBM as a repair technician. He retired from IBM after 29 years of service and went to work for Eastman Kodak as a copier repairman. He was also employed by Acadian Medical as a Technician. Leo was an avid golfer. He was a member of the Delta Senior Association Golf Team. He was a Deacon of Immanuel Baptist Church where he worked and held many positions. He was a long time member of the Cleveland Noon Lions Club. Leo's humility and giving  loving heart will be missed by his family and many friends.  Visitation will be held Wednesday January 23, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Cleveland Funeral Home.  Funeral Services will be held 9:00AM Thursday January 24, 2013 at Immanuel Baptist Church 1300 Lamar Street Cleveland .  Burial will follow in the Martin- Lott Cemetery in Sumrall , MS at 3:00PM. Dr. Steve Huber and Rev. Bruce Bryant will officiate the service. He is survived by Wife, Judith Lott Scruggs of Cleveland, MS. Son; Mark Scruggs of Hazelhurst, MS, Daughter Michelle S. Brooks of Fredrick, MD, 2 Brothers; Johnny F. Scruggs, Jr. of Sumrall, Ms, Wesley Scruggs of Sumrall, MS, 4 sisters; Gracie Miller of Lucedale, MS, Doris Cauthon, Sumrall, MS, Quida Dickerson of Brandon, MS and Freida Lukjanczuk of South Carolina. Four grand children Randle Scruggs, Joshua Scruggs, Brendan Cochran and Elizabeth June Brooks. He also leaves a host of nieces and nephews. Pallbearers are Randle Scruggs, Joshua Scruggs, Brendan Cochran, Bob Taylor, Lamar Andrews and Blake Andrews. Honorary pallbearers are his Sunday School Class "The Scrap Iron Class" and the Deacons of Immanuel Baptist Church.

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So sorry for your loss Judi. Momma and daddy were very fond of you and Mr Leo.

wanda Bruce Arbogast - January 31, 2013 at 11:37 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Judy and family..So sorry for your loss of Leo. I'm thinking of you and praying for you!

Camille Gray - January 24, 2013 at 04:51 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Dear Aunt Judy, I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Leo's passing. My prayers are with you, Mark and Michelle. May God comfort you during this time.

CoAnn Ressler - January 24, 2013 at 12:37 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Sorry we could not come in person, but we are with you in our thoughts and Prayers. Ray & Virginia

Ray & Virginia Keeton - January 24, 2013 at 09:39 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I'm very sorry for your loss. Having recently been through the passing of my spouse of 44 years, I know the struggles you will face and please know that God will uphold you. You will be in my prayers that God will be with you each step.

Glenda Bruce - January 23, 2013 at 09:54 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Judy and Family our sincerest sympathies go to you in the loss of Leo. He will always be remembered as a faithful servant to the Lord. Brother Leo is home now with the Lord and we rejoice in the fact the journey is complete for him. May the Lord bless you and your family in your loss and His gain.

Kevin Nolette - January 22, 2013 at 07:33 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM