Meleitta Rose Scarborough Austin, 83 of 12 Wren Crest, Portsmouth, VA died Friday, October 16, 2020 at Bon Secours Maryview Hospital. She was born September 2, 1937 in Avon, NC to the late Blucher Scarborough and Beulah Gray Scarborough and was the widow of Donald Loyd Austin, Sr. She was a homemaker and a member of New Creation Methodist Church and Avon Methodist Church.
She is survived by a daughter, Joni Austin Tallman (Bob) of Portsmouth, VA; two sons, Donald Austin, Jr., and Phillip Austin both of Portsmouth, VA; and a grandson, Kenny Tallman. She was pre-deceased by a sister, Estelle Gray; and a brother Bulcher Scarborough. She loved going to church and watching services on facebook. She was a wonderful mother to her children but devoted to Don and Phillip and cherished her grandson, Kenny. Special thanks to Pastor Randy Duncan and Mike Strickland for always visiting her and helping her. She will always be our angel in heaven.
A graveside memorial service will be held Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm in the Scarborough Cemetery, Avon, NC. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Austin family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.TwifordFH.com .Print Obituary & Condolences