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Mary E. Scruggs

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Date published: 12/10/2013

Mary E. Scruggs

Mary Ellen Scruggs, 81, of Fredericksburg passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at Mary Washington Hospital.

Mrs. Scruggs loved to cook, play bingo and, most of all, she loved having her family around.

Survivors include her sons, James E. Scruggs (Pam) of Stafford County, Ernie L. Scruggs Sr. (Debbie) of Fredericksburg, Earl W. Scruggs (Ruth) of Fredericksburg and Edward M. Scruggs III (Christine) of California; daughters Teresa D. Orrock (Joe) of Caroline County, Connie M. Lambert (Ed) of Bowling Green, Virginia Synan of Spotsylvania County and Shirley A. Villarreal (Rick) of Fredericksburg; brothers Alvin Skinner (Jean) of Spotsylvania and Ben Skinner Jr. of Georgia; sister Dorothy Atkinson of Caroline; sister-in-law Norma Pierce of Fredericksburg; 23 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin and Josephine Skinner, and her husband, Edward M. Scruggs Jr.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made in Mary Ellen Scruggs' name to the American Heart Association, Memorial Processing Center, Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.

Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.