Linda Scarborough Gay – Wake Forest Obituary

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Linda Scarborough Gay

Mar 3, 1922 – May 21, 2016

Linda Scarborough Gay


Linda Scarborough Gay, 94, died Saturday afternoon, May 21, 2016 at Hillside Nursing Center. She was born in Wake County daughter of the late Hattie Linda Moody Scarborough and J. Cater Scarborough.

A funeral service will be held at 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon May 25, 2016 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Rolesville Baptist Church cemetery.

Mrs. Gay is survived by a sister; Ruby Scarborough Griffin of Wake Forest, nieces and nephews; Marian E. Hicks of Rolesville, Alice E. Clark of Knightdale, Wayne Vaughan of Fuquay Varina, Bennie Vaughan of Cary, Faye C. Jones of Creedmoor, Frances C. Thornburg of Columbia, Missouri, Sue U. Moses of Blacksburg, VA, Larry B. Upchurch of Little River, S.C., and numerous cousins, great nieces, great nephews, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband; Ralph Gay, sisters; Lacy Scarborough Eddins, Lois Scarborough Vaughan, Lottie Scarborough Currin, nieces; Hazel E. Hobbs and Phyllis Currin.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family to help offset Linda’s funeral expenses or to Rolesville Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 185, Rolesville, N.C. 27571.

Friends may visit with the family 1 hour prior to the service.