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Rev. Grace E. Scruggs, MAJ. USAF RET.

Obituary for Rev. Grace E. Scruggs, MAJ. USAF RET.

May 1, 1926 - January 26, 2020
San Antonio, Texas | Age 93

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Born on May 1, 1926 in Danville, VA. She passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 26, 2020. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Dr. & Mrs. Raymond Scruggs; an older brother, Raymond Jr.; and by her younger brother, R. Leonard Scruggs.

Grace graduated from Lynchburg College in Virginia, with the class of 1948. Grace taught for three years High School Science and English in Virginia. Then she taught one year and a half in Washington D.C. with the Aeronautical Chart and Information Service while applying simultaneously to the US Air Force and to the University of Pennsylvania. She became a Student Officer while studying Physical Therapy, after which she served as an Air Force Physical Therapist for 20 years. Her assignments overseas were: Tachikawa, Japan, Cam Ranh Bay, Southeast Asia, Vietnam and Ankara, Turkey.

In her 80th year she began her training to become a Commissioned Minister in the Christian church (Disciples of Christ). When completed, she served at Alamo Heights Christian Church, as Visitation Minister, and at the same time served at Morning Side Ministries as a Volunteer Chaplain.

GRAVESIDE SERVICE
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2020
10:00 A.M.
FORT SAM HOUSTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
1520 HARRY WURZBACH

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to San Antonio Food Bank or Christian Assistance Ministries (CAM).

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  • San Antonio Food Bank
  • Christian Assistance Ministries (CAM)

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Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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