Originally created 06/13/05

Mrs. Ruth Scruggs Jolley (AIKEN, S.C.)



AIKEN, S.C. - Mrs. Ruth Scruggs Jolley, 81, of Ward Circle, beloved wife of Wayne Jolley, died Saturday, June 11, 2005 at her residence. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Shellhouse - Rivers Funeral Home with The Rev. Dr. Tommy Pillow officiating. Interment will follow in Aiken Memorial Gardens. A native of Gaffney, SC, Mrs. Jolley was a daughter of the late James and Hattie Hambrick Scruggs. She had lived in Aiken County since 1952 and was a homemaker and a member of Millbrook Baptist Church and the Rainbow Club. Survivors, in addition to her husband, include a daughter, Kay (Phillip) Lyell, Aiken; two sons, Richard Michael (Jean Olson) Jolley, St. Paul, MN, and James Bryan (Marilyn Heider) Jolley, Aiken; four grandchildren, Lisa Michelle ( Michael) Escalante, David Ray (Emily) Lyell, Melissa Dawn Jolley and Allison Paige Jolley and a great-granddaughter, Hannah Grace Escalante. She was preceded in death by a son, Larry Wayne Jolley. Pallbearers will be Phillip Lyell, Michael Escalante, David Lyell, Donald Lyell, Mike Fox and Richard Penix. Honorary pallbearer will be Ronald Parris. Memorial contributions may be directed to Hitchcock Home Health, 690 Medical Park Dr., Aiken, SC 29801. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Monday at the funeral home. Please visit our online memorial at www.shellhouseriversfuneralhome.com . Shellhouse-Rivers Funeral Home, 715 East Pine Log Rd., Aiken, SC. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle June 13, 2005