Grace T. Scarborough

April 24, 1937September 26, 2020

Grace T. Scarborough, 83, passed away on Saturday, September 26, 2020. Visitation will be held on Monday, September 28 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Lakewood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday at 2:00 PM with visitation one hour prior. Burial will be at Lakewood Memorial Park.

Mrs. Scarborough was born on April 24, 1937 in Crystal Springs. She was a faithful member of Parkway Baptist Church for over 50 years and she sang in the choir for 30 years. She was an avid reader, a talented gardener and excellent cook.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Edna Thornton; daughter, Melanie Jo Martin; son-in-law, Van Martin; brother, Walter Thornton, Jr. and sister, Betty Ann Bolls.

Mrs. Scarborough is survived by her husband, Joe M. Scarborough; sons, Bruce M. Scarborough and Brian L. Scarborough; grandchildren, Joseph Martin (Sarah), Virginia Grace "Ginnie" Scarborough (fiancé, Hunter Rogillio), Steve Scarborough, Kellie Martin; and one great grandson, Knox V. Martin.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, September 28, 2020

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 29, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, September 29, 2020


Grace T. Scarborough

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Wanda Magers

October 10, 2020

Grace was a faithful associate member of the General Louis H. Wilson, Jr detachment of the Marine Corps League. She always attended our monthly meetings and our monthly coffee meetings. She will be missed.

Mary Parker

September 28, 2020

I worked with Grace at Allstate Insurance Company in the '80's. Such a beautiful, classy lady.

May she rest in the Lord's arms!


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