Mrs. Skinner was born April 10, 1946, in Zebulon, and had lived in Jones County for the past 50 years. She was the daughter of the late John Hiram Wright and Bessie Will Lord Wright. Mrs. Skinner was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Joe Wright and Johnny Wright, and by a sister, Jackie Harwell.
Mrs. Skinner is survived by her husband of 50 years, Leland Skinner; children and spouses, Lee and Melissa Skinner, Keith and Pam Skinner and Tammy and Jason Kilpatrick; grandchildren, Kayse Skinner, Nic Skinner, Brent Skinner, Jacob Skinner, Ryan Skinner, Dakota Skinner, Kaylee Skinner, Mackenzie Kilpatrick and Brittany Kilpatrick; great-grandchildren, Kamden Adams, Ellee Skinner, Adelynn Skinner, Elyn Jacobs and Brantley Jacobs; sister, Joan Sheffield; and by her brother, Jimmy Wright.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Scouting Committee of Jones County, P.O. Box 2575, Gray, GA 31032.
Bridges Funeral Home and Crematory in Gray had charge of arrangements. Please visit the online memorial at www.bridgesfh.com.