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Obituary: Harold D. ‘Hal’ Scroggins, 86, of Nashville


Harold Dean ‘Hal’ Scroggins, 86, of Nashville, Ark., died Monday, May 16, 2022, at a Texarkana hospital.

He was born Feb. 22, 1936, in Nashville to the late Mamie Rollins Scroggins and Jim Scroggins.

He attended school at Childress High School in Nashville, and for more than 40 years was a printer at the ‘Nashville News.’ He also drove a bus for the school district, had a lawn care service, was a rental property developer, and other enterprises.

He was a member of New Light CME Church where he served as a steward and sang in the male choir.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Elaine Scroggins, and eight siblings including Oliver ‘Duncan’ Scroggins, James ‘Jack’ Scroggins, Leo Scroggins, Willie Scroggins, Warnie B. Edwards, Caskell Scroggins, Pearly Mae Dixon and Eloise Harris.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Sue Scroggins of Nashville; a daughter Sandra Cooper and husband, Barry; sons Harold Blaine Scroggins and wife, Yolanda, Ronnie Goodloe and wife, Sherry, Romillious Scroggins and wife Shakita, Reggie Scroggins, and Kenny Atkins and wife, Stacy; also sisters, Willie Mae Cook, Frances Scoggins, Mary Harris and Shirley Morrison; also grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

Services were Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 2 p.m. preceded by viewing at 1 p.m. at New Light CME Church in Nashville; Pastor, Rev. Odessa Darrough. Giving the eulogy was Rev. Versie P. Easter. Burial followed in Graves Cemetery west of Nashville off Hwy. 371; arrangements by Hammond Funeral Home, Warren, Ark.

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