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Erma Gaskins Scarborough

Posted By Jessica Twiford On June 25, 2022 @ 2:44 pm In Obituaries,Outer Banks | 19 Comments


Erma Queen Gaskins Scarborough, 89, of Avon, NC died Friday, June 24, 2022, at her home.

A native of Hatteras Island, she was born on October 13, 1932, to the late Clara Fithian and Horace Treadwell Gaskins.

Erma was a member of St. John United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women.

She is survived by four daughters, Pamela Q. Midgett, Lessie S. Finnegan (Mike), Lana S. Vestal, and Rennei S. Barnett (Tim); a son, Herman Clyde Scarborough, Jr.; twelve grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and a sister, Charlotte Elizabeth Carver.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Clyde Scarborough, Sr.; brothers, H.T. Gaskins and Gerald Fithian Gaskins; and sons-in-law, Thomas Midgett and Carl Vestal.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at St. John United Methodist Church with the Reverend Gina Miller officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to St. John United Methodist Church, PO Box 129, Avon, NC 27915.

Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.TwifordFH.com.


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Condolence from Susie Austin on June 25th, 2022 3:53 pm

So sorry for your loss. May your beautiful memories help you through this time of grieving.

Condolence from Dougie on June 25th, 2022 4:38 pm

So sorry to hear of your loss. Sending you all good vibes and positive thoughts. God bless.
Dougie Price

Condolence from Harold Carlin on June 25th, 2022 5:37 pm

You all still have one another to help through the pain.A wonderful family.

Condolence from Ranny Barnett on June 25th, 2022 9:03 pm

Ranny and I are so sorry for your loss. You were so good to your mother and I know how much you will miss her. God Bless your family .
Ranny and Beth Barnett

Condolence from Sara Wyatt (Amedisys Hospice) on June 25th, 2022 9:10 pm

I’m so sorry! Going to miss my singing buddy so much!

Condolence from Claude and Sue Hurt on June 25th, 2022 9:19 pm

To the FAMILY ; Death brings pain that only time can heal, No words could ease what we truly feel ; But with God, her joy is eternally sealed ; And cherish her memories that death can’t ever steal: Lift up a smile for she is already in Paradise.

Condolence from Jane and Gerald Rolli nson on June 25th, 2022 9:57 pm

So sorry. For the lass of Erma!! Our prayers are with you all as you go through this sad time!

Condolence from Bonnie & Tilman Gray on June 25th, 2022 10:47 pm

So sorry for your loss

Condolence from Elaine Barnett on June 25th, 2022 10:48 pm

So sorry for your loss of your momma ❤️ sending prayers and love to you and your family.

Condolence from Rosa Mayo on June 26th, 2022 8:39 am

My thoughts and prayers are with you all, may you find comfort in wonderful memories and family love.

Condolence from Lynn Gray Peele on June 26th, 2022 9:07 am

Ms. Erma was a sweetheart. You all are so blessed to have had her for your Mama. Let HIS Peace comfort you.

Condolence from Rauna Fuller on June 26th, 2022 9:56 am

So sorry for your loss. Cherish your happy memories.

Condolence from Lorraine Tillett on June 26th, 2022 12:47 pm

Dear Lana and family :I am sorry to hear about the passing of your dear Mother May the memories of her blessed life bring memories that fill your hearts with joy . I join with many who are praying for you and the entire family .❤️Lorraine

Condolence from Bertie Midgett on June 26th, 2022 1:12 pm

Im so sorry to read about Erma’s passing. Prayers for comfort, peace for they whole family

Condolence from Jaime (Race) Deringer on June 27th, 2022 7:37 pm

I am so sorry for your loss.
May God’s grace and strength be with you all.

Condolence from Murph & Gwen on June 28th, 2022 8:11 am

So sorry for the loss of your dear Mother. May her sweet memories bring you peace & comfort. Our thoughts & sympathy are with the family.

Condolence from Scheryl and Wayne Gray on June 28th, 2022 11:29 am

Always a very nice lady. Condolences to the family.

Condolence from Jasper and Lynn Williams on June 29th, 2022 11:25 am

Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Condolence from MaryDawn Midgett Judy on June 30th, 2022 7:19 pm

So very sorry for your loss. I offer prayers for the repose of your dear mother’s soul, and peaceful hearts for all those who grieve her leaving.

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