Dr. Erma Toomes Scarlette, age 99, died November 21, 2021, at Graybrier Nursing Center in Trinity, NC.
Erma was born February 13, 1922, in Randolph County to Robert Vernon and Mary Alvetta Hodgin Toomes.
Dr. Scarlette worked as a Supervisor with Rowan County Schools for many years. Until the last 5 years, she had been active with her many friends in the Alpha Delta Kappa teacher’s sorority, Rowan Retired School Personnel, the Tuesday Morning book club, and her Bridge club. She was an active member in the First United Methodist Church of Salisbury.
She was preceded in death by her husband Roy Robert Scarlette and her stepchildren: Kathleen Scarlette Eddinger, Lib Scarlette Summey, Roy Jr. Scarlette, and Margaret Scarlette Hartley.
She is survived by her daughter: Alvetta S. Callis and husband Marshall of Raleigh, NC; grandchildren: Dr. April Callis and husband Steve McGuire of Oxford, OH; Erin Callis Campo and husband B.C. of Clayton, NC; and great-grandchild: Henry Campo; step grandchildren: Joyce, Terry, Wayne, Kathy, Connie, David, Carol Ann, and Donnie.
The family will receive friends on Monday, November 29, 2021, from 1:00-2:00 PM at Level Cross United Methodist Church 10142 U.S. Hwy. 220 Bus. N., Randleman, NC. The funeral will follow at 2:00 PM in the church with Rev. Joel Bartz officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to: Victory Junction Gang, 4500 Adams Way, Randleman, NC 27317 or to the Rowan Helping Ministries 226 N. Long Street Salisbury, NC 28144.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.