Jessie Mae Scruggs


Jessie Mae Scruggs, 68, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at her home.

She was manager of Jack’s Cleaners on North Ocoee Street for 15 years. She was a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, where she had been employed for the past several years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar E. Foster Sr. and Nellie Sue Watson Foster; brother, Oscar E. Foster Jr.; and two nephews: Eddie Foster and Don Foster Jr.

Survivors include her two sons: Mark A. (Hollie) Robinson of Ringgold, Ga., and Timothy (Julie Shane Pike) Scruggs of Cleveland; two grandchildren: Turner Andrew Robinson of Ringgold, Ga., and Hudson Lee Scruggs of Cleveland; one brother, Donald Foster and wife, Connie, of Cleveland; sister-in-law, Stella Foster of Cleveland; best friend, Russell Lynn Robinson of Cleveland; three nieces: Donna Blair, Melissa Guyer and Michelle Ownby; and one nephew, Stephen Foster.

The service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, in the chapel of Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home, with Father Joel Huffstetler and Andrew Hicks officiating.

Interment will follow in the Union Grove Church of Christ Cemetery with Roger Blair, Stephen Foster, Jamie Moody, Billy Belcher, Adam Blackwell and Logan Barnes serving as pallbearers.

Her family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

The family requests that memorials be made to TC Thompson’s Children’s Hospital, Erlanger Health Systems Foundation, 975 E. Third St., Suite B-508, Chattanooga, TN 37403, or the Ronald McDonald House of Chattanooga, 200 Central Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37403.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Scruggs family guestbook at


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