Lillie Jones (1940 - 2014)

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Lillie Scruggs Jones


Lillie Scruggs Jones went to be with Jesus on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born October 15, 1940 in Mexia, Alabama and moved to Pensacola in July 1949. She attended Pensacola High School, graduated 1958, and also received a degree in accounting at Pensacola Jr. College. She was a longtime member of Sold Rock Pentecostal Holiness Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dewey Scruggs, Sr. and Ruby Powell Scruggs; her five sisters, Ruby Cile Scruggs, Juanita Brown, Gwendolyn Godwin Hobbs, Annie Watson, and Shirley Horrax, a granddaughter, Heather Torres; three nephews, Robert Watson, Floyd Scruggs, Jr. and Billy Brown and one sister-in-law, Mary Scruggs.

She is survived by her three daughters, Julia Elliott, Linda Torres, Sheila Mack (Roger); seven grandchildren, Tiffany Holmes (Josh), Stephanie Mack, Kenneth Rathel (Keri), Henry Mack Jr. (Lita), Nicolas Torres (Ashley), Jeremey Torres (Becka), and Daniel Mack (Samantha); ten great-grandchildren, Taylah Roberts, Hunter Fogie, Blake Fogie, Heather Torres, Brandi Mack, Jordan Mack, Kenneth Rathel Jr., Kaydence Mack, Daniel Mack Jr., Nicolas Torres Jr.; two sisters, Sallie Chapman (Bob), Sue Heiney (Chuck); three brothers, Dewey Scruggs Jr. (Margine), Floyd Scruggs Sr. (Trudy), and Authur Scruggs (Kathie); many nieces, nephews and life-long best friend, Janice Brewer.

Visitation will be held on Friday, May 9, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Faith Chapel Funeral Home South with funeral services to begin at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Ramah Cemetery, Lenox, Alabama. Pastor Drew Minchew will officiate. Pallbearers will be her nephews, Robert Chapman Jr., Mark McCraney, Ian McCraney, Michael Scruggs, Dewey Scruggs and Andre Lipps Jr.

The family would like to thank Gentiva Home Health and Emerald Coast Hospice for all they did for her in her time of need.

FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME SOUTH, 100 Beverly Pkwy, is entrusted with the arrangements. You may express your condolences online at

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on May 8, 2014
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