John Scroggins


John Tile Scroggins

John Tile Scroggins, 93, of Crandall, Ga., passed away on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, at a healthcare facility in Lafayette, Ga.

He was born in Bradley County, lived in Florida for several years, and had spent the last 28 years in Murray County, Ga. He was of the Baptist faith. He was an avid sports fan, especially wrestling and NASCAR racing. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandbabies and great-grandbabies.

He was preceded death by his parents, France Scroggins and Nora Etta Watts; all of his siblings; and great-grandson, Brentley Lansing.

He is survived by his daughters, Darlene McGill and husband, Danny, of Chatsworth, Ga., Teresa Goodwin and husband, Faron, of Crandall, Ga., and Ernestine Clem of Louisiana; five grandchildren, Amanda Patterson and husband, Drew, Amber Cole and husband, Alex, Jesse Clem, Christopher Clem and wife, Ashley, and John Clem and wife, CeCe; nine great-grandchildren, Corbin Patterson, Kali Paterson, Garrett Cole, Evalyn Cole, Paisley Rae Cole, Andrew Clem, Cora Clem, Ella Clem, and Loveigh Clem; and several nieces, nephews, and other extended family.

The funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home, with Pastor David Peters officiating.

Interment will follow at Dill Cemetery in Old Fort. 

The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at the funeral home.

You may send a message of condolence and view the Scroggins family guestbook at


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