Evelyn Kate C. (Clardy) Scruggs, 95, Russell, died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at Main Street Manor, Russell.

She was born Dec. 28, 1921, in Halifax, Va., to John Preston and Fanny Bet Mae (Whitlow) Clardy. She was a graduate of Vernon Hill High School and Randolph Macon Nursing College at Virginia Commonwealth University.

She married Reginald Harold Courtois on Nov. 9, 1948. He preceded her in death. She later married Henry M. Schubert in 1966. He preceded her in death. She later married Frank R. Scruggs on Nov. 17, 1988. He preceded her in death in 2010.

She was a nurse at Drs. White, Pettijohn and Schulz, Dr. Panichabhongse and Russell Regional Hospital.

Survivors include a son, R. Harold Courtois, Abilene; a daughter, Pamela Kaye Courtois, Oklahoma City; a brother, John Calvin Clardy, Danville, Va.; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell; burial in Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, with the family present to greet friends from 6 to 7 p.m. at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

Memorials are suggested to Main Street Manor Long Term Care in Russell in care of the mortuary.