Van & Mabel were married according to their obit with Van dying 1984 & Mabel in 1985.http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=86...
Mabel's mother Winnie got remarried to a Walter Scott and they had additional child. This might be where there is some confusion.
This Mabel in the 1930 census. She is listed as married. All her siblings are listed with last name "Scott", even though some some should have last name "Scroggins".
*United States Census, 1930
Name Mabel Wallace
Event Type Census
Event Date 1930
Event Place Beat 4, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States
Marital Status Married
Relationship to Head of Household Daughter
Birth Year (Estimated) 1908
Father's Birthplace Kansas
Mother's Birthplace Mississippi
W S Scott Head M 47 Kansas
Winnie Scott Wife F 47 Mississippi
Grace Scott Daughter F 16 Mississippi <---------Scroggins
Joe Scott Son M 17 Mississippi <--------------------Scroggins
Marthalene Scott Daughter F 10 Mississippi
Marley Wane Scott Son M 7 Mississippi
Mabel Wallace Daughter F 22 Mississippi
Mabel's brother Joe died in 2002.
Services for Joe Rhoden Scroggins of Brookhaven are 10 a.m.,Tuesday, June 11, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial inRiverwood Memorial Park.
Visitation is today from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Scroggins, 89, died June 9, 2002, at King’s DaughtersMedical Center. He was born in Wayne County on June 26, 1912
He was a contractor. He was a member of Brookway Church ofChrist
Preceding him in death were his mother, Winnie Rhoden Scott; his stepfather, Walter Scott; his sisters, Grace McCaskel and Mable Wallace; his half-sister, Martha Lynn Leggett; his half-brother,Marley Wayne Scott; and his granddaughter, Leigh Ann Scroggins.
Survivors are his wife, Alice Orie Brister Scroggins ofBrookhaven; his sons, Billy Joe Scroggins and wife ArleneRutherford Scroggins of Pensacola, Fla., and Ronnie Lynn Scrogginsand wife Jeralyn Boone Scroggins of Birmingham, Ala.; and one grandson, two step-grandsons, one great-granddaughter and twostep-great-granddaughters.http://www.dailyleader.com/2002/06/11/joe-rhoden-scroggins/