OBITUARY

Marcella Artisa Archie Scruggs

April 11, 1962March 15, 2016
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On the evening of March 15, 2016 Marcella closed her eyes to rest in the arms of the Lord. She was surrounded by her husband, children, mother and siblings.Marcella was born in Mobile, Alabama on April 11, 1962. She was the first born of Ollie and Martha Archie. . She gave her life to Christ at any early age at St. James P.B. Church. Marcella’s life legacy is that no matter what she endured, she encouraged others through her faithfulness and resilience to “trust in the Lord, no matter what may come”. She was constantly reminding her loved ones always be kind to others as you never know when you're entertaining angels, often unaware.

When Marcella was diagnosed with Scleroderma in 2005, it did not change her drive. She became a member of the National Scleroderma Foundation as well as founding President of the only Scleroderma Support Groupin North Alabama. Marcella was preceded in death by her father Ollie B. Archie; her grandfather, David Brown; and her newborn grandson, Terrell Tobias Walker.

Marcella is survived by her husband, Gerald Scruggs; three devoted daughters, Dormika Archie-Scruggs, Dominique Holden (Tyrone) and Cherelle Scruggs; two sons,Otavious Scruggs and Gerelle Scruggs; her mother, Martha A. Archie; three sisters, Glynnis Archie-Bone (Ricky);Wanda Archie-Glover and Tesha L. Thompson (Javier); two brothers, Calvin Archie and Starrett Archie; a lifelong friend, Geraldine Burwell; and grandchildren, D’Nae Anelia Woods, Landon Le’Coy Woods, Donovan Le’Roy Woods, Leyton ReNae Woods, D’Ari Artisa Archie-Holden, Tyrin Dominic Holden, Charleigh Elizabeth Holden, Tarryn Da’Rae Scruggs, Jaylen Stephen Scruggs and Teliyah Nicole Scruggs.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, March 22, 2016
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 23, 2016

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Marcella Artisa Archie Scruggs

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Cherelle Scruggs

June 13, 2016

I Miss you so much Mommie not a day has gone by when I haven't thought of you forever in my heart..I love you to the moon and Back!!

Jeanie Riesselman

March 31, 2016

My heart is with your precious family. I can certainly see Mrs. Scruggs was blessed with you all, for the love that you show and have shown. We are here to help your family in every way.

Jeanie Riesselman

March 31, 2016

My heart is with your precious family. I can certainly see Mrs. Scruggs was blessed with you all, for the love that you show and have shown. We are here to help your family in every way.

Yolanda Butler

March 23, 2016

My condolences to my family for the lost of one of our angel. Our hearts are heavy with greive, may God continue to keep our family in his mercy and grace during our bereavement. Marcella rest in peace for you will always be in our hearts.

Anita Ford

March 23, 2016

May the Lord bless and strengthen you in this time of need.

Tracy Strong

March 23, 2016

So sorry for your lost, I was just asking about you and heard. My prayers and thoughts are with you and family.

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Edward Mendell Archie

March 23, 2016

Prayers and heartfelt condolences go out to our entire family. Words cannot begin to express the sadness and heartache we are feeling with the loss of Marcella. May the love and mercy of our Lord be bestowed upon our entire family during this time of bereavement. Heaven is getting a wonderful angel. Rest in peace Marcella. We love you and miss you.

Lisa Ford

March 23, 2016

Our prayers are with you all in your time of bereavement. May God keep you.

Yolanda Copeland

March 23, 2016

My heart goes out to you at this time and in the days ahead.

Joyce Donaldson

March 23, 2016

My heart goes out to the entire Family. I love you guy's and I'm praying for the Family.

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