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Joanne Murphy Scogin

August 23, 1942 ~ March 26, 2019 (age 76)

Joanne Murphy Scogin, age 76, former owner of Smiley’s Shortstop in Bay Minette, AL died Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Joanne was born and raised in Elizabeth, NJ. She was a devoted spouse, loving mother and military spouse.

She is survived by her children, Joanne Engle, Francis Murphy, Timothy Murphy and Cassie McCoy; eight grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Ann Barry; brother, Raymond Barry; husband, Bill Scogin and a son, Michael Murphy.

There will be no visitation as Joanne’s wishes were for her body to be donated to the University of South Alabama Anatomical Gift Program.

A Mass and memorial service will be held Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. at St. Agatha Parish in Bay Minette. A reception will immediately follow.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Agatha Parish in Bay Minette; North Baldwin Ecumenical Association or to the Benefit Shop thrift store in Bay Minette.

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