Obit: Joy Scoggins

Obit: Joy Scoggins

October 20th, 2018 in Obituaries
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LAFAYETTE — Reba “Joy” McRae Scoggins, age 64, of LaFayette passed away Thursday, October 18, 2018. She was a member of the LaFayette First United Methodist Church for 30 years and a 1971 graduate of LaFayette High School. Joy devoted her life to being a wife, mother and grandmother and was an avid genealogist, singer in the choir, seamstress, and active in the children’s ministry. She was preceded in death by her parents, Eugene and Nettie Sue McRae; father-in-law, John “JP” Scoggins; and brother-in-law, Randolph Dobson. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Dr. Ted Scoggins; children, Ryan (Julie) Scoggins, Ben (Emily) Scoggins, Emily (Aaron) Varnell, and Daniel (Carrie) Scoggins; grandchildren, Caroline, Anna Claire, Hazel, Susanna, Katelyn, David, and Teddy; siblings, Kenneth McRae, Carol Dobson, Sandra (Charles) Stansell, Sue (Andy) Williams, Kathy (Jimmy) Ingram; mother-in-law, Hazel Scoggins; sister-in-law, Gwen (Chuck) Gregory; and several nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 21st at the LaFayette First United Methodist Church with the funeral service to follow at 5 p.m. Rev. Randall Massengill and Rev. David Autry will officiate. Interment will follow at LaFayette City Cemetery. Pallbearers are Charles Stansell, Jimmy Ingram, Andy Williams, Chuck Gregory, Matt Gregory, and Steven Stansell. Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.