Marian Scaff Russell, 87 of 1710 Winslow Street, Elizabeth City, NC died Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. She was born August 21, 1931 in Pasquotank County to the late James Ernest Scaff and Margaret Long Scaff and was the widow of Herbert Lee Russell. She was a floral designer at Mildred’s Florist and a member of Fountain of Life Pentecostal Holiness Church.
She is survived a brother, William “Billy” Scaff and wife Viola of Elizabeth City, NC; a sister-in-law, Bonnie Scaff of Elizabeth City, NC; and her nieces and nephews, Carol Richards and Joe Brickhouse, Mildred and Danny Williams, Jessica Whitt and Timothy Anders, Margaret and Dan Claytor, Tyler Richards, Daniel Claytor, Haley Claytor, Preston and Karen Scaff, Lynette Hill, Mary Scaff, Bryan Scaff, Katlyn Scaff, Michelle Scaff, Emma Scaff, Delaney Scaff, Thomas Wright, Mark Terry, Mary Beth Scaff, Elizabeth Scaff, and Ashley Jones. She was pre-deceased by three sisters, Carolyn Scaff, Joyce Key, and Lavana Gibbs; a brother, Delane Scaff; and a great nephew, Nickolas Richards.
A funeral service will be held Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Preston Pitchford officiating. Burial will be in New Hollywood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 7:00 to 8:30 at the funeral home and at other times at the residence. Twiford Funeral Homes, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Russell family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting http://www.TwifordFH.com.