Janet Deyton Scruggs, 80, nurse who attended Springdale Baptist Church

After a month-long illness, Janet Deyton Scruggs, a member of Eastern Star New Brookland Chapter #104, died Friday, February 7, 2014, at the age of 80.

She was educated in Rock Hill schools and received her nursing education from the Baptist Hospital School of Nursing. She was a member of Springdale Baptist Church, West Columbia.

She was born Feb. 27, 1933, in Rock Hill and was preceded in death by her parents, William M. and MaeBell Gaynor; husbands, Cecil Deyton and Vernon Scruggs; and brother, William Gaynor, Jr.

Mrs. Scruggs is survived by her son, Jerry Deyton, of Columbia; daughter and son-in-law, Beverly and Robert Gravley, of Roswell, Ga.; sisters, Pansy Gaynor, of Columbia, Bernice Mackey (Howard), of Blackstock and Carol Lawings, of Rock Hill; sister-in-law, Lorraine Gaynor, of Rock Hill; granddaughters, Taylor, Chelsea and Raegan Gravley, all of Roswell, Ga.; aunt, Katie Howell, of Rock Hill; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. Feb. 11, 2014, at Springdale Baptist Church followed by a funeral service officiated by The Rev. Gary Farmer. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. at Grand View Cemetery, 620 S. Cherry Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

In lieu of flowers, memorials made to Springdale Baptist Church, 357 Wattling Road, West Columbia, SC 29170.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Thompson Funeral Home.


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