Patricia Scroggins, 52, of Hot Springs, formerly of Lake Village and Parkdale, died on August 29, 2015 at the Arkansas Hospice Center in Hot Springs.
She was a farmer and the author of three books of poems and short stories. She was a member of the Parkdale Baptist Church and loved animals, especially her dogs.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Nora E. Rich Scroggins; her grandparents, Ike and Flora Booher Scroggins and John and Juanita Rich; and a sister-in-law, Kim Scroggins
She is survived by her father and step-mother, Billy and Betty Scroggins of Hot Springs; two brothers, Billy Gene Scroggins of Crossett and Freddy Scroggins and wife, Christy, of Hamburg; three step-brothers, Tony Hummel and wife, Patricia, and Jerry Hummel all of Illinois and Paul Hummel and wife, Shelia of Monticello; a step-sister, Sharon Lee Harrison of Hot Springs and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on September 1in the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bob Bridges officiating. Burial will be at the Jennie Cemetery in Chicot County.
Pallbearers are Alex Johnson, Stephen Forrest, Steven Scroggins, David Johnson, David Patrick and Robert McArthur. Honorary pallbearers are Drew Dickson, Kevin Johnson and Keith Forrest.
Memorials may be made to the Lupus Foundation of Arkansas, 220 Mockingbird, Hot Springs, AR 71913.