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Ora Sue (Thomas) Scruggs

January 11, 1934 ~ January 23, 2021 (age 87)


Ora Sue (Thomas) Scruggs, age 87, of Franklin, NC passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021 at her residence. She was a native and lifelong resident of Macon County, the daughter of Jesse W. and Margie B. Thomas. She retired from Belden Electric in 1990 and was of the Methodist Faith. She was married to the late Alfred Scruggs.


She is survived by two daughters, Susie Bryson and Janet (Donald) Gentry of Franklin, NC; a son, Darin (Jessica) Scruggs of Franklin, NC. Her grandchildren Shawn Bryson of Franklin, NC; Cassie Gentry Russell (Antonio) of Tampa, FL; Gabi Gentry Wang of Franklin, NC; Shaundra and Torin Scruggs of McDonough, GA; Matthew and Kevin Burgess of Franklin, NC and Chelsey, Adrian and Derik Scruggs of Franklin, NC. She has 12 great grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her parents, 3 brothers- Alfred, Otis, and Gilmer Thomas, and her son, Alfred Michael Scruggs.


A private graveside service will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery on Saturday, January 30, 2021 for immediate family only.


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