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Lynelle Sue Scoggins

December 10, 1933 — October 29, 2022

Lynelle Sue Dowden Scoggins, 88, of Natchitoches, LA, went to be with her beloved Lord Jesus Christ on October 29, 2022. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 1, 2022 from 5 – 9 pm at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home, and a graveside service will be held on Wednesday, November 2 at 1 pm at New Kisatchie Cemetery with the Reverend Lloyd Whitman officiating. Mrs. Scoggins was born December 10, 1933 and grew up in Kisatchie, LA. She graduated from Kisatchie High School. After graduation, she attained her Bachelor’s Degree in education and her Masters plus 30 in Early Childhood. Her career began as an educator in Caddo, Vernon, Tensas, and Natchitoches Parishes, before becoming a Supervising Teacher at NSU as a 1st grade elementary school teacher. She was named principal of Warren Easton Elementary Lab School, and retired several years later. NSU basketball was her passion, and she loved watching her Demons take the court at Prather Coliseum. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Natchitoches, where she served as 1st grade children’s choir instructor, adult choir member, and hand bell choir member. She was a Purple Jacket at NSU, a PEO Golden Girl in chapter AG of Natchitoches, and an ADK member. She was a faithful witness to her Lord throughout her life, and touched countless lives of all ages while instructing them in the classroom and in life. She is preceded in death by her husband, Leland Carroll Scoggins, of Natchitoches; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Dowden (Burdette) of Kisatchie; sister, Charlerose Dowden of Kisatchie; daughter-in-law, Tommie Scoggins (Keith) of Kisatchie; as well as Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Scoggins of Anacoco, LA. She is survived by her son Keith Scoggins of Kisatchie, and her daughter Kim Scoggins Cunningham (John) of Natchitoches; a sister, Wanda Lou Dowden Whitman (Lloyd) of Dry Prong, LA. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Kris Scoggins Faulks (Shane), Dakota Scoggins (Kelsey) of Kisatchie, Camden Scoggins of Shreveport, and Kaylee Scoggins of Kisatchie, Dusty Pike (Dr. Samantha) of Caruthersville, MO, Hannah Cunningham Henderson (Jarred) of Nashville, TN, John Blanchard Cunningham of Natchitoches, Christian Cunningham (Samantha) of Prarieville, LA.; great-grandchildren, Emma, Ava, and Lana Faulks and Westin Pike. She also leaves behind a plethora of family, friends, and former students who loved her deeply and will miss her greatly. She was always “the educator” in everything she did. We will miss you Mother! Thank you for being such an extraordinary teacher and wonderful mother on this gourney of life. We are better people because of you. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Louisiana Lion’s Camp for children and FBC of Natchitoches. “She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come. She speaks with wisdom and faithful instruction is on her tongue.” Proverbs 31: 25-26
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Service Schedule

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Tuesday, November 1, 2022

5:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home

848 Keyser Ave, Natchitoches, LA 71457

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

New Kisatchie Baptist Church Cemetery

, Provencal, LA 71468

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