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Obituary: Jimmy H. Skinner

Jimmy H. Skinner, 85 of Cherokee Village died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at his home. He was born Oct. 9, 1934, in Lindsey, Oklahoma to Eddie George and Elma (Ward) Skinner.  He married Lena Childress on April 10, 1954, and they were married for 65 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Bob Skinner, Wendell Skinner and Marvin Skinner; one sister, Reba Barton and two grandsons, David Smith and Jeremy Smith.

Survivors include his wife, Lena Childress Skinner of the home; two daughters, Sherry Skinner Smith (Chris) of Sidney and Terrie Skinner Noletti (Vince) of Fresno, California; two brothers, Danny Skinner and Eddie Dean Skinner both of Oklahoma; one sister, Patsy Skinner of Oklahoma nine grandchildren, Erica Smith of Germantown, Tennessee, Tori Tate (Andy) of Melbourne, Erin Jennings (Josh) of Melbourne, Regan Miller (Jeremy) of Cherokee Village, Corie Durham (Shawn) of Jesup, Elizabeth Smith of Sidney, Jennifer Friesen (Kevin) of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Devon Boyce (Chris) of Hanford, California, Jonathan Yale (Monique) of Fresno, California; ten great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside services were Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at the Milligan Campground Cemetery near Calamine with Bro. Ron Boling officiating.

Pallbearers will be Chris Smith, Andy Tate, Josh Jennings, Jeremy Miller, Chase Arnold, and Shawn Durham.

Honorary pallbearers are Jonathan Yale and Private Third Class Blake Howard.

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