Port Barre – A Graveside Service with Military Honors will be held for Jerry Scruggins on January 5, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Port Barre.
Jerry, age 76, a resident of Port Barre, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, December 29, 2022 at his residence with his family at his side. Jerry served his country proudly in the United States Air Force. A favorite past time of his was going hunting and fishing. Throughout his life he enjoyed educating his local youth through teaching. Jerry retired from Shell Oil Company of Geismer with over 20 years of service. Jerry will be greatly missed by his family friends and all who knew and loved him.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 57 years, Patricia Johnson Scruggins; son, Timothy Scruggins and wife, Ashley; granddaughter, Kynlee Scruggins; step-grandchildren, Kaybri Faul and Cayden Faul; brother, “Tee” Scruggins; sisters, Debra Ortego and husband, Danny, Judy Credeur and Peggy Romero.
Jerry is preceded in death by his parents; Joseph Preston Scruggins, Sr. and Lillian Lahaye Scruggins; brothers, Leon A. Scruggins, Albert Lee Scurggins, Robert Scruggins, Tommy Scruggins, William Scruggins and Joseph Preston “Nookie” Scruggins, Jr.; sisters, Myrtle Codorie, Mae Counsil and Louella Guillory.
Words of Comfort for the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Port Barre.