Bonnie Marie Scroggins | 1929-2018

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018

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Bonnie Marie Scroggins, 89, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Denton.

Funeral is 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, at White Family Funeral Home in Bowie with the Rev. Larry Knobloch officiating. Burial will follow at Salona Cemetery in Bowie.

Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Bonnie was born May 13, 1929, in the Denver community of Montague county to Joy Clay and Leta (Jackson) Williams. She graduated from Bowie High School in 1946 and married Garlin Scroggins Aug. 21, 1946, in Henrietta.

Bonnie earned a degree in education from North Texas State University. She started her lifelong teaching career in Mineral Wells, then taught at schools in Ponder and Del Valle. She retired in 1983 and moved back to Bowie.

Bonnie was a member of the St. Peter Lutheran Church in Bowie.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; daughter Caron Martin; granddaughter Paige Nicole Martin; sister Amy Nichols; and brothers Ronnie Williams and Jerry Williams.

Bonnie is survived by her children, Gary Scroggins and wife, Becky, of Decatur, Cathy Browning and husband, Bob, of Keller, and son-in-law Terry Martin of Denton; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brothers Roy D. Williams and wife, Docia, of Denton and Larry Williams and wife, Juanita, of Bowie; and sisters Sue Higgs of Decatur and Linda Randles of Bowie.

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