OBITUARY

Louise West Scruggs

January 7, 1931January 31, 2019
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Louise West Scruggs, 88, of Rustburg, went home to be with her Lord, Thursday, January 31, 2019 at her residence. She was the devoted wife of Wesley Roger Scruggs for sixty-nine years. Born January 7, 1931 in Lynchburg, she was a daughter of the late Carlton Louis and Unie Brooks West Perdue and was also preceded in death by five brothers, Lewis C. West, Ray West, Melvin L. West, Clarence West, and William West and a sister, Dorothy Brooks. Mrs. Scruggs was retired from General Electric and was a longtime member of The Lynchburg Church of God of Prophecy. In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children, Roger L. Scruggs of Lynchburg, Gwen S. Mills and husband Kent of Rustburg, and Rodney L. Scruggs (Brandie Cummins), also of Rustburg and one sister, Shirley W. Harris and husband C.W. of Lynchburg. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Brandon Mills and wife Erin, Eric Mills, Taylor Guill and husband Christian, Charlie Scruggs and wife Amaris, Wesley Scruggs, Sean Scruggs, and William Scruggs; two great grandchildren, Caroline Mills and Layla Mills and a sister-in-law, Doris West. A funeral service to celebrate Louise’s life will be conducted at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel with Pastor Gary L. Vernon and The Rev. Charlie Scruggs officiating. The family will receive friends following the service until 5:00 p.m. A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 4, 2019 at Fort Hill Memorial Park. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Lynchburg Church of God of Prophecy, 2600 Garfield Ave., Lynchburg, VA 24501. To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.whittentimberlake.com. Whitten Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Timberlake Chapel is serving the Scruggs family.

  • FAMILY

  • Wesley Roger Scruggs, Husband
  • Carlton Louis West, Father
  • Unie Brooks West Perdue, Mother
  • Roger Scruggs, Son
  • Rodney Scruggs, Son
  • Gwen Scruggs Mills, Daughter
  • Shirley West Harris, Sister
  • Louise was also preceded in death by five brothers, Lewis C. West, Ray West, Melvin L. West, Clarence West, and William West and a sister, Dorothy Brooks.

    She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Brandon Mills and wife Erin, Eric Mills,
    Taylor Guill and husband Christian, Charlie Scruggs and wife Amaris, Wesley Scruggs, Sean Scruggs, and William Scruggs; two great grandchildren, Caroline Mills and Layla Mills and a sister-in-law, Doris West.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Brandon Mills
  • Eric Mills
  • Charlie Scruggs
  • Wes Scruggs
  • Sean Scruggs
  • Christian Guill
  • DONATIONS

  • The Lynchburg Church of God of Prophecy

Services

  • Funeral Service Sunday, February 3, 2019
  • Visitation after the Service Sunday, February 3, 2019
  • Graveside Service Monday, February 4, 2019
REMEMBERING

Louise West Scruggs

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Sandy Smith

February 2, 2019

Praising God for Louise’s joyful reunion with her beloved loved ones who’ve been awaiting her with open arms. Rejoice, rest and we’ll see you soon dear sister in Christ.

Sandy Smith

Susan and Ricky Jones

February 1, 2019

Dear Scruggs Family, though we did not know Mrs. Scruggs very well, as her neighbors for many years we knew her as a kind and gentle lady, friendly and happy. From reading more about her, we know she was a fine, Godly woman whose wonderful influence will continue . She is now healthy and with her Savior. You all are in our prayers for God's strength and comfort, with special thoughts for Mr. Scruggs. Their marriage was blessed and an example for all.

Teresa Gillette

February 1, 2019

Wesley, Roger, Gwen, Rodney and all the rest of the family,
Your wife/ mother was a very special woman. She was so caring and kind to everyone. I learned so much from her about being a good wife, mother, sister and how to serve God. She was always thinking of others and never about herself. Working at church with Wesley and Louise over the years was always so much fun and was a learning experience for me. Louise and I taught the younger children's Sunday School class for a few years and we enjoyed every minute of it. Louise was much like the "Energizer Bunny", she just kept on going and going and going. She will be greatly missed by everyone that knew her. She was a mentor to me in my life and I appreciate her so very much. What a legacy she has left and I am the better for knowing her. My thoughts and prayers are with each one of you. Allen and Teresa Gillette

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