Scaggs, Hazel Marie Cox

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Hazel Marie Cox Scaggs, 88, of Riner, went to her Heavenly Father on Thursday, February 15, 2007. She was a very active member of Childress Church of God for many years. A special Mother and wonderful Grandmother, known to everyone as “MeMa.”

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Scaggs; two daughters, Darlene Scaggs and Judy Scaggs Bishop; two sons, William “Bill” Scaggs and Charles “Charlie” Scaggs; and special son-in-law, Dicky Bower.

She leaves to cherish her memory her daughters, Willodene Scaggs Bower and Rena Scaggs Earles; sisters, Josephine Scaggs, Ovada Weeks and husband, Marvie, Agnes Montgomery and husband, Shellie; brothers, Shelba Cox, Elba Cox, Archie Cox and Elwood Cox; 11 special grandchildren, Misty and Joe Lucas, Penny and Dan Henley, Kimberly Scaggs, Missy Akers, Steve and Lisa Bishop, Michael Scaggs, Ginger and Glenn Loan, Shana and Shortie Sowers, Lucas and Amanda Scaggs, Lisa Scaggs, Christopher Scaggs; stepgrandchild, Scottie Elliott; 11 great-grandchildren, Brandon Lucas, Ridge Henley, Jonathan Scaggs, Zachary Boone, Caleb and William Bishop, Brandon Scaggs, Justin and Adam Loan, Odessa Sowers; several nieces and nephews, many, many friends; special neighbors, Bessie and June Altizer; and special friends, Jerry and Evelyn Stone.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Horne Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Sunday, February 18, 2007 at the Childress Church of God with the Rev. Harold Cox, the Rev. Ronnie Duncan and the Rev. William “Bill” Farmer officiating. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Christiansburg. The Scaggs Family is being served by Horne Funeral Service, Christiansburg, 382-2612. Online condolences may be sent by visiting