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Jerry G. Scrogum

May 7th, 1947 – January 15th, 2019

Jerry G. Scrogum, 71, of Macomb, IL, passed away at 3:00 am on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at his home. He was born on May 7, 1947 in Canton, IL, the son of Devere and Marjorie (Klinedinst) Scrogum.

Survivors include his parents, Devere and Marjorie Scrogum of Astoria, IL, 3 sisters, Marsha (and Ray) Adkins of Astoria, Cheryl (and Denny) Dye of Reedsburg, WI and Mary Sue (and Mark) Clayton of West Paducah, KY, brother, Michael (and Penny) Scrogum of Macomb, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

At Bridgeway in Macomb, Jerry sorted newspapers. He also sorted bolts for a company in Peoria, IL.

Jerry enjoyed music and going to church every Sunday. He would also sing at church from time to time. His favorite song was How Great Thou Art. He also enjoyed watching TV programs like The Price Is Right, Wheel of Fortune and the news.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Summum Christian Church. Pastor Larry Smith will officiate. Memorials may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church in Macomb, IL or The Crossing, Macomb, IL.


January 15th, 2019

I am so sorry for your family's loss. I was just thinking of Jerry the other day and remembering how he enjoyed singing.

January 15th, 2019

I am so sorry for the families loss.

January 15th, 2019

Please accept our sincere condolences. Maurice and Kathy cox

January 15th, 2019

so sorry for this loss, I remember Jerry singing at Summum Church years ago. Thoughts are with the family at this time.
Diane Westlake

January 16th, 2019

To the family of Jerry Scrogum, sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort everyone during this time and in the many difficult days ahead. Mike and Donna Shirley

January 16th, 2019

Sorry for your loss Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

January 16th, 2019

Sorry for your loss Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Dan and Chris Wilson

January 17th, 2019

I would like to extend my sympathy for your loss of your loved one. Jerry was in my Sunday School Class at the Summum Christian Church.
May the Lord walk with all of you at your time of loss
Sandra K Yocum

January 17th, 2019

So sorry for the passing of Jerry.. Remember him from my childhood days! Loretta Mummert

January 17th, 2019

We will miss Jerry - friends at Bridgeway

January 17th, 2019

Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for your family. Bob and Peggy Spencer

January 27th, 2019

I just read about Jerry‘s passing, We give All the family our condolences. Marjorie, it brought back so many memories of our working days at Mason District Hospital. You remember I named our first son Michael DeVere. I still have the Lilly plants you gave me and they bloom every spring. Dean and Sue Roat-Hall

January 28th, 2019

Sorry for your loss of Jerry. Remembing years ago of our families living near each other and the long bus rides. Where have the years gone! With sympathy from the Grover family.

February 2nd, 2019

Please except my deepest condolences. May you find comfort in knowing that your dear loved one is safe in the memory of God, and in his assuring words found in John 5:28, 29.