Born Sunday, September 19, 1948
Died Monday, July 25, 2022
Nora Jean Dan was born on September 19, 1948 to the late Richard D. (Bill) Scroggins and Louise Goudeau Gibson Scroggins. Nora departed this life on Monday, July 25, 2022. Nora who grew up with her nine siblings; five girls and five boys on the country roads of Richardville, Oklahoma. Proceeding the death of her parents and baby sister, she went to live with her grandfather (A.B. Scroggins) and in the winter of 1963 she went to live with Iver Lee and Henrietta Scroggins. There Nora attended Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church and had various jobs. She moved to Oklahoma City and returned to Checotah with James Dan Sr. and had two children Nicole Dan and James Dan Jr. After moving to Spencer, Oklahoma she accepted the Lord later in life and joined Evening Chapel Baptist Church. She then joined Mt. Gilead where she was a faithful servant and loved to fellowship with her church family. Nora spent her days cooking and was known for her famous 7up cake and sweet potato pie. She cared for her children and grandchildren and also loved to spend time with family and friends. When Nora’s health started to decline she moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma where her son and his fiancé Rebecca took care of her until her passing.
Nora is preceded in death by her parents; Richard and Louise Scroggins; her adoptive parents Iver and Henrietta Scroggins; her brothers Larry Gibson, LeRoy Gibson, Joe Roy Gibson, Donald Love, John (Rudy) Scroggins, and sister Casandra (Sand) Scroggins.
Nora leaves to cherish her memories daughter Nicole Dan, son James Dan Jr. (fiancé Rebecca), sisters Elaine Gaines (Sam), Janice Braxton (Thomas), Sarah Holloway (B.J.), and Judy Scroggins, brother Richard Scroggins (Fran), two grandsons (Darion Dan and Quar’tey Patton), two granddaughters (Nikia and De’Audrenae Patton), and one great-grandson (Santana Thompson), a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. Nora’s love for the Lord, her children, grandchildren, family, friends, and cooking will truly be missed.
A Home Going Service will be conducted on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in the Morning Star Baptist Church, Checotah, OK with interment to follow in Warrior Cemetery, Checotah, OK. Public visitation will be held on Friday, August 5th, in the Precious Memories Chapel, House of Winn Funeral Home, 2200 Military Blvd, Muskogee, OK during the hours of 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
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The family has been cared for by House of Winn Funeral Home-Muskogee