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Mentha Scrougham, 86, Columbus

Mentha M. Scrougham, 86, Columbus, departed from this life May 5, 2014, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.

She was born in Brown County, Dec. 2, 1927, to Lewis and Daisy Mullis Followell. She married Dale Scrougham June 25, 1954; he preceded her in death Aug. 21, 2012.

She was a member of Hope Apostolic Church where she was a song leader and Sunday school teacher. She loved to read the Bible and do word search. She was a homemaker and had worked at the former Rovair Shirt Factory.

Mrs. Scrougham is survived by a sister, Evelyn (Robert) Smith, and a nephew, David W. Smith, both of Columbus.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Earl Followell; and sister, Deloris Milby.

The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, May 9 at Myers-Reed Chapel on 25th Street in Columbus with the Rev. Robert Smith officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 8 and from 9 a.m. to service time Friday. Burial will be in Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society or American Diabetes Association.

Online condolences can be made to the family at


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    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 25
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 26
    Go Club meeting Wednesday at coffee/tea shop
    3 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 26
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Sheriff's Office, Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • November 28
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 29
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 29
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 2
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 4
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 12
    Widowed group plans Christmas party
    noon Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • December 12
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  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
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