Georgia Gray

Georgia Gray

Georgia Barnett Perry Gray 84, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at Spring Arbor of the Outer Banks. Georgia was born August 1, 1929 in Buxton, NC. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Martha Swain Barnett, and was a member of the Buxton United Methodist Church.

Georgia was survived by her son, Bryan Perry and wife Susie and a daughter Nancy Scarborough and husband Eddie, and grandchildren Natalie Kavanagh (Jay), Kyle Perry (Jessica), Jack Scarborough (Michelle), great grandchildren Joe, Thomas and Patrick Kavanagh and Bodey Perry.

Following the death of her husband Vernon Lee Perry, she married Charles Fatio Gray of Buxton now deceased. She was predeceased by 6 sisters and 3 brothers and a great grandson.

Visitation will be Thursday December 5, 2013 from 6 to 8 pm and the service will be Friday December 6, 2013 at 1 pm both at the Buxton Methodist Church in Buxton, NC by the Rev. Dwight Burrus and Danny Couch. A Burial will be at Cedarwood Cemetery in Hertford, NC. On Monday December 9, 2013.

Flowers accepted and memorial donations may be made to Hatteras Island Meals on Wheels. PO Box 854, Buxton, NC 27920. The Family would like to thank the Spring Arbor Staff for the loving care for sweet Georgia.

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements.

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  1. Jackie Ricks-Sample

    Please know what an important role “Grandma Georgia” played in the life of my daughter, Nikki Couch. Not only was she there for Nikki, but Georgia was always there to help Stewart and me as well. She was a loving, kind and giving woman who will always hold a very special place in our hearts. Rest in peace, Georgia. We love you and will miss you.

  2. Sherrill Anderson Weber

    My Sweet Aunt Georgia I with miss you much but I know you are in a better place with friends and family.Thank you for your caring heart and tasteful meals. Thank you for teaching me how to drive in your big old Impala. You have taught me much in life and have always been super special to me. Sing a song for me and play the piano. Restin peace sweet Aunt.

  3. Billie Barnett

    Georgia was a wonderful fun lady. Have missed seeing her. special thoughts and prayers to the family.

  4. Betty Baum

    Ms. Georgia was one of the first friends I met on H.I. when I moved here 11 yrs ago. I just loved her sense of human and her ready smile. She was the high light of my day when I delivered meals on wheels to her. She was a dear, sweet lady.
    May God give you, her family, peace & comfort.

  5. Jonathan & Shirley Crank

    Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. I first met Miss Georgia many years ago when I went to visit her with her brother Dave. She was a really sweet special lady and will be missed by many.

  6. Janice Spake

    Miss Georgia will be missed by anyone who had the good luck to know her. She was delightful. I remember her “testing” the grapes at Connors Supermarket and one of the cashiers saying “We have to weigh her when she comes in and again when she leaves so we know how much to charge her for the grapes. She was one of a kind. Rest in peace, Miss Georgia. Our prayers are with the family.

  7. Joyce & Allison Rucker

    Sorry we are unable to attend the services today but our thoughts and prayers are with you all!

  8. Diane and Jeff Fischer

    Sweet Georgia had a delightful story to share of life on Hatteras. We were privileged to visit while visiting with Mom (Blanche) at Spring Arbor. Our condolences and prayers for her family and friends!

  9. mark winslow

    Please accept condolences from my entire family over the loss of Ms. Georgia…she always asked about Hertford when I saw her and talked of days gone by, now I see she is coming back here to rest. I will be sure to go visit and speak of days gone by…..

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