J.C. Scroggs

J.C. Scroggs, age 93, of Alto, Georgia met Jesus on Friday, June 5th, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.

Mr. Scroggs was born September 21, 1926, in Banks County, Georgia to the late John W. and Cora Chitwood Scroggs. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Edna Lou Scroggs. Mr. Scroggs retired from WABCO Air Brake Company with 26 years of service. After retirement, JC was a bus driver with the Habersham County School System for 15 years. He was a member of Alto Baptist Church for over 50 years, serving in many capacities; including Chairman of the Deacons, Sunday School Superintendent, Church Treasurer, and Youth Leader. JC enjoyed taking trips camping and fishing. He was a loving and dedicated husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. JC was known to his grandchildren as “Papa”.

Survivors include his loving wife of 75 years, Mary Nix Scroggs, of Alto; daughter and son-in-law, Rose and Glenn Thompson, of WInder; sister and brother-in-law, Annette and Terry Roberts, of Athens; grandson, Tommy Brian Thompson, of Winder; granddaughter and her spouse, Christy and Michael Nerroth, Jr., of Winder; great-grandsons, Michael C. Nerroth, III; and Joshua Bryan Nerroth, both of Winder and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Drive-In Funeral Service will be held on the porch of the Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, June 7, 2020, with Rev. Raymond Forkner, Rev. Raymond Payne, and Rev. Dennis Ledford officiating. A Family Interment will be held at Yonah Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m., Sunday, June 7, 2020, through a “Drive-By” visitation. Please follow directions from the funeral home staff when arriving.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Alto Baptist Church, 210 BC Grant Road, Alto, Georgia 30510.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, South Chapel at 1370 Industrial Boulevard, Baldwin, Georgia 30511. Telephone: 706-778-7123.

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