Note: This is a corrected version issued from Twiford Funeral Home Jan. 5, 2015
Bernice “Bunny” Forbes Gaskins, 90, of 206 Loop Rd., Ocracoke, died on Jan.1, in her home. A native of Ocracoke, she was a 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, Patty of Townsend, DE; two granddaughters, Kelly Waltz and her husband, Eric and their children, Beckett and Brody and their dog, Harley of Florida, and Stacie Gaskins, and Marc and their dog, Buster of Delaware.
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, at the Community Cemetery, 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 Rd., Ocracoke, NC; or Ocracoke Island Assembly of God, 459 Lighthouse Road, Ocracoke, NC.
Twiford Funeral Home, Hatteras, is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com.