Martha Scruggs Obituary
 
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Martha F Scruggs

May 9, 1904 - March 31, 2014
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Martha Fountain Scruggs, 109 years, passed away March 31, 2014 at St. Martins in the Pines. Martha was a resident in Birmingham since 1928. She was a loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother. Martha was born in Beatrice, Alabama to George Alexander Fountain and Carrie Ivey Fountain and was the sixth child and had three sisters and five brothers.  Early life was in Beatrice and Monroeville, Alabama. She was an elementary school teacher in Alabama for over 40 years. Martha married Joseph Henry Scruggs July 2, 1930, at Woodlawn Methodist Church in Birmingham. Joseph Henry Scruggs Jr. was born February 14, 1932 and...


Martha Fountain Scruggs, 109 years, passed away March 31, 2014 at St. Martins in the Pines. Martha was a resident in Birmingham since 1928. She was a loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother. Martha was born in Beatrice, Alabama to George Alexander Fountain and Carrie Ivey Fountain and was the sixth child and had three sisters and five brothers.



 Early life was in Beatrice and Monroeville, Alabama. She was an elementary school teacher in Alabama for over 40 years.



Martha married Joseph Henry Scruggs July 2, 1930, at Woodlawn Methodist Church in Birmingham. Joseph Henry Scruggs Jr. was born February 14, 1932 and Carolyn Ivey Scruggs was born August 4, 1934.



Martha was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Scruggs Sr. and Daughter Carolyn Scruggs Cain.



Martha is survived by son Joseph Henry Scruggs Jr., son-in-law Walter L. Cain, 5 Grandchildren and 10 Great grandchildren.



Throughout the years, Martha set high standards for the Family and will be lovingly remembered.



A private family service will be at Elmwood cemetery. In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to:



St. Martins in the Pines “The Friends Fund”, 4949 Montevallo Rd., Birmingham, AL. 35210.



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