Obituary for Velma Belle (Turner) Scrougham

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Velma Belle (Turner) Scrougham

September 29, 1920 - December 17, 2013

Velma Belle (Turner) Scrougham, age 93, passed away Tuesday morning, December 17, 2013 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus. She was a Brown County native.

Velma was born September 29, 1920, in Brown County, to the late Charles and Erschel Turner. She married Ernest "Buck" Scrougham on November 1, 1941 in Franklin and he preceded her in death on February 9, 2004, after 63 loving years.

Velma loved being a homemaker, wife & mother. She enjoyed the outdoors, especially working in her flower and vegetable gardens and raising a variety of animals. She was a member of the Brown County Farm Bureau and helped with the Brown County Old Settlers for many years. Velma attended the Cottonwood Church in Brown County.

Velma is survived by one daughter: Judith Clupper of Brown County; and her good friend and caregiver: Roger Cline of Morgantown.

She was preceded in death by one daughter: Sharon Scrougham, who passed away in 1988; and one brother: Glen Turner.

The Rev. Darrel Miller will conduct a funeral service at 2:00 pm, Sunday at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown. Friends may call from 12:00 pm until service time Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Weeping Willow Cemetery in Bean Blossom.

Condolences may be made to the Scrougham family at

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: September 29, 1920
Died: December 17, 2013

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Jim Strode posted on 1/1/00

Judy, I just learned of you Mom's death. Sorry for your loss. Your Mom and Dad did a lot for my parents and us growing up. Keep the good memories. I am sorry to hear about your sight problem.


Laura Young, for TRIAD posted on 1/1/00

Dear Judy, We are so sad to say farewell to your sweet mom. She was so special to us and to so many, with her tough spirit and gentle ways. We send you our sympathies and will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Carol Morgan, Ken Morgan, Ralph Pierce, Becky Pierce, Lois Followell, Violet Miller, Margo Hash, Norma Jean Boren, Bill Boren, Richard Young & Laura Young/ TRIAD