Mrs. Mary Shackelford Skinker
- January 25, 1923 - May 4, 2012
- Rappahannock Academy, Virginia
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“Don, Please accept my condolences. I just came across your Mother's obituary while surfing on the internet. Unfortunately, due to events beyond my...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: John B. Jones, Sr. - F,BURG, VA
Please except my condolences on the loss of your mother. I read about her in the RTD yesterday.
2 of 3 | Posted by: Sandra Smith - Richmond, VA
“Sorry Ann , I just learned of your loss. My sister, Barbara Dishman Platz, died April 27 from pneumonia, age 62.
Wade Dishman-Chester, Va.
3 of 3 | Posted by: Wade Dishman - Chester, VA
Mary Shackelford Skinker, 89, of Skinker's Neck in Caroline County, died peacefully at home after a prolonged illness. Mary retired from the Kenmore Association in 1993 at the age of 70 and was a long time member of Calvary Baptist Church. Known for her quick wit and finger pointing, she was preceded in death by her husband, B. M. Skinker and two sisters, Margaret Shackelford Bruce and Peggy Shackelford Hadder. She is survived by her children, Don Skinker of Fredericksburg, Ben Skinker of Pittsburgh, PA and Ann Carey and her husband, Sam of Salisbury, MD; five grandchildren, Brad and his wife, Abby, Alex and Sarah Carey, Vaughan and Peyton Skinker; several nieces; two devoted friends, Rose Wright and Lyn Phillips; her longtime caretakers, Ann Brown, Bridget Hoskins and her companion Bonnie Sue. The family will receive friends at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green, Sunday 6:00-8:00 PM. A funeral service will be held Monday, May 7th at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the funeral home. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, P. O. Box 85, Bowling Green, VA. 22427 or Caroline Humane Society, P. O. Box 75, Ruther Glen, VA. 22546.