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Solon Douglas ‘Doug’ Scruggs Jr.
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Graveside memorial services for Solon Douglas “Doug” Scruggs Jr., 62, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 10 a.m. today, July 16, at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery in Hiawassee.

Mr. Scruggs died Saturday, July 12, 2014.

Born Nov. 19, 1951, in Tampa, Fla., he was a son of the late Solon Douglas Scruggs Sr. and the late Julianne Sackett Scruggs.

Mr. Scruggs was formerly of Spartanburg, S.C., where he graduated from Spartanburg High School. Doug spent most of his working life in wholesale plumbing supplies.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Scruggs; sister and brother-in-law, Jan and Steve Eller of Cornelia; brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Lynn Scruggs of Spartanburg, S.C.; nieces, Katybeth Eller of Chattanooga, Tenn., Sara Scruggs of Spartanburg, S.C.; and nephew, Korey Eller of Murphy, N.C.

“For having known Doug, his life gives a purpose to us who remain. Doug had a loving, kind soul with a heart that knew what forgiveness really means. In his death, we celebrate his life and rejoice in knowing that we will be together again in our father’s house”.

An online guest register is available for the family and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.