James Eugene Scogin, 59, of Olla, passed from this life on Monday, February 24, 2014, at Hardtner Medical Center in Urania following an extended illness. He was born September 27, 1954 in Cleveland, Texas, to the union of his parents, M. K. Scogin and Nelwyn Joyce Jordan Scogin. James worked as a truck driver for most of his life. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Lois Jean Simmons; and a brother, Richard Scogin. Survivors include his beloved wife, Martha Scogin of Olla; one daughter, Amanda Sunderland of Olla; one sister, Sheila Scogin of Cleveland, TX; and nine grandchildren, Jacob Sunderland, Kristen Sunderland, Kailey Sunderland, Morgan Scogin, James Scogin, Mitchell Scogin, Brianna Scogin, James Alexander Ian Scogin, and Paul Alexander Donovan Scogin. The Scogin family plans a memorial service to be held at a later date in Cleveland, Texas..