Peggy M. Gay

Published 3:12 pm Wednesday, September 9, 2020

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Peggy Mae Gay, 72, of Elizabeth City, died September 4, 2020 at her residence. She was born December 1, 1947  to the late James E. Forbes and Laura Lacy Forbes and was the wife of Michael Gay. She was a graduate of Elizabeth City State University and worked as a youth counselor in state government. She was a member of Faith Assembly Church.

In addition to her husband Michael, she is survived by daughter Rhonda Bradley and husband David of Moyock; sons Warren Williams Jr. and wife Melody of Hertford and Terry Williams of Elizabeth City; grandchildren Brittany Stuhaug, Caitlin Revels and Sarah Bradley; one great-grandchild; and sisters Janet Woods of Va., Laura Staley of Fla. and Darla Forbes of Va.  She was preceded in death  by brother James Forbes.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on September 9 at Faith Assembly Church, officiated by Janet Wood.  Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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