Christine Melvinia Scarborough Gray

Christine Melvinia Scarborough Gray

Christine Melvinia Scarborough Gray
February 24, 1937 – July 10, 2019

Christine Melvinia Scarborough Gray, 82, of Avon, NC died Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Vidant Medical Center.

A native of Hatteras Island, she was born February 24, 1937, to the late Leona Williams and Ignatious Scarborough.

A member of St. John United Methodist Church, Christine was an avid bible reader and prayer warrior. She was an amazing woman and loving mother who enjoyed cooking, reading, and looking at old pictures. She was affectionately known as “Nana” to all those who surrounded her.

Christine is survived by one daughter, Misty Nagakane and husband Masato; two sons, Harold Gray, Jr. and wife Deborah, and Jeff Gray; five grandchildren, Amie, Mallory, Marshall, Kade and Layla; and one sister, Stella Price.

Along with her parents, Christine was preceded in death by her husband, Harold T. Gray, Sr.; and her brother, Ignatious “IG” Scarborough, Jr.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at St. John United Methodist Church with Rev. Gina Miller officiating.

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

Twiford Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories can be shared at