Corine H. Scoggins "Tootsie", 85, of Columbus passed away on February 18, 2023. She was the daughter of the late Oliver Ore and Addie Sue Cochran Horton and wife of Arthur Scoggins.
She graduated from Green Creek High School in 1955. Corine was a member of Green Creek First Baptist Church where she faithfully served with the Feeding the Faith ministry, the church nursery, VBS and provided food for the sick and shut-ins. She provided apple dumplings to many homes over the years when there was sickness or death in a family. She was an avid walker, walking 1 mile every morning and 1 mile every evening. She participated many times in the Spartanburg March of Dimes walk and the Crop Walk and enjoyed many years as a member of the Landrum Garden Club. She was lovingly known as the Mayor of Green Creek. Corine worked at both Landrum Mills and Inman Mills from which she retired. After retirement, she received her CNA certificate and worked as a caregiver for many years.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Arthur Scoggins; a daughter Sheila S. Ford and husband Kerry; a son Stanley Scoggins and wife Bridget; three grandchildren Amber Stott, Austin Ford and wife Paige and Nathan Scoggins; and two great grandchildren Caden Howard and Danny Ray "Dray" Ford.
She was predeceased by five brothers and sisters, Sue Price, Oliver Defoy "Buck" Horton, Donald Lee "Archie" Horton, James Woodrow "Jake" Horton and Jean Sizemore.
The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:45pm Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at Green Creek First Baptist Church. A funeral service will follow at 3:00pm at the church conducted by Rev. Carroll Page, Dr. Jerry White and Rev. Frankie Cantrell. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Green Creek First Baptist Church, Feeding the Faith, 534 Coxe Road, Columbus, NC 28722.
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