Billie Ruth Scruggs

Monday, April 27, 1936 - Monday, November 19, 2018

Loved By Everyone

Photo of Billie Ruth Scruggs  - 1936-2018

Bethel- Billie Ruth Rogers Scruggs, age 82, of 299 Cathey Cove Road , passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018 at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospital.

Billie Ruth was born April 27, 1936 and was the daughter of the late Ernest Rogers and the late Lucy Clark Rogers. She was a lifelong resident of Haywood County and was a graduate of Bethel High School.  Billie Ruth was employed with Dayco International where she retired with 37 years of dedicated service.   She was of the Baptist faith.  Billie Ruth enjoyed being outside working in her yard and garden, but her true passion was clogging. She danced with the Rough Creek Cloggers for 27 years and she also directed 3 children’s dance teams. Billie Ruth was an avid sports fan of the UNC Tarheels Basketball Team and also the Carolina Panthers Football Team.   She was loved by everyone who knew her and her memory will forever be held close in the hearts of her family and many friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Phyllis Perz and a brother, Ronnie Rogers.

Surviving are her son, Dewayne Scruggs and his wife, Leasa Scruggs of the Bethel Community; grandchildren, Travis Singleton and Keisha Singleton of Canton; a great-grandchild, Finn Singleton; a  brother, W.R. Rogers and his wife, Judy, of Canton; a niece, Sherri Rogers of Asheville; special great-nieces, Hanna Lighthill and Olivia Kirkpatrick; and many friends.

To honor Billie Ruth’s wishes no formal funeral services will be held.  Private entombment will be in The Horizon Mausoleum at Crawford / Ray Memorial Gardens in Clyde.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Scruggs family.

Condolences from family and friends


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Dewayne I am so sorry about your mom I have fond memories of her at Dayco sending prayers
Dewayne I am so sorry about your mom I have fond memories of her at Dayco sending prayers
Billie Ruth was a very sweet person. She was at Bethel school where I also attended.. Prayers for the family...
Ruby Crumpler
Dewayne I'm sorry to hear about Billie Ruth. She was always a good friend to me. Sending good thoughts and prayers your way.
Sharon Henderson
Dewayne, So sorry to hear about your mom. We had recently talked after Hugh had passed away. She was a special lady!
Nancy Buchanan
Sorry for your loss.
Dewayne: We are so sorry to hear about your Mom's passing. We send you and the family our deepest love and sympathy. She was a very sweet lady, and always so nice to us when we would see her! God bless and comfort you!
Kim and Mary Milner
Leasa, so sorry to hear about your mother in law. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love you
Dewayne - Your mother and I got to know each other at Central Elementary when she came to my PE classes to help me teach square dancing. She was so much fun and the kids really enjoyed having her. May your mom rest in peace now.
Diana Hofle