Obituary for Bernice "Bunny" Gaskins

Bernice “Bunny” Forbes Gaskins, 90, of 206 Loop Road, Ocracoke, NC died on January 1, 2015 at her home.

A native of Ocracoke, she was the daughter of the late Irving and Alma Bragg Forbes and also the widow of John Gaskins. Bunny was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, crossword puzzles, bird watching and watching the flowers grow. She would often sit on her front porch as the people went by and watch all the activities taking place around her.

Bunny is survived by a son, Dennis E. Gaskins and wife, Patricia of Townsend, DE; two granddaughters, Kelly Waltz and her husband, Eric and their children, Beckett and Brody of Florida, and Stacie Gaskins and Mark and their dog, Buster, of Delaware.

A graveside service will be on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 1:00 pm at the Community Cemetery in Ocracoke. The family will receive friends and relatives at Bunny’s home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Ocracoke EMS, 307 Back Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960, Ocracoke United Methodist Church, 71 School Road, Ocracoke, NC, or Ocracoke Island Assembly of God, 459 Lighthouse Road, Ocracoke, NC.

Twiford Funeral Home, Hatteras is assisting the family with arrangements.


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