Christine Melvinia Scarborough Gray

Published 5:59 am Saturday, July 13, 2019

Christine Melvinia Scarborough Gray, 82, of Avon, died 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.

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

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

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on July 13 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