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Obituary of Miss Mary Ann Skidmore – 1979

Source: Herald-Chronicle, Winchester, Franklin Co., TN, 1 Mar 1979.

See Transcriber Notes at end of document.

Obituary reads:

Death Claims Miss Skidmore

Miss Mary Ann Skidmore of Chattanooga, a Franklin County native, died Friday in Park Ridge Hospital following a brief illness. She was 75

Graveside services were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Winchester City Cemetery. The Rev. Eugene Barrett officiated. Watson Funeral Home was in charge.

A legal secretary, Miss Skidmore formerly was employed by the firm of Crownover and Hickerson in Winchester. She also worked at Fuller Automobile Company and the Flood Protection District in Chattanooga.

She was born April 24, 1903 and was the daughter of the late Ross Skidmore and Sarah Ellen Hughes Skidmore.

Miss Skidmore was educated in Winchester schools, including the former Central High School and Winchester Academy.

She was a Methodist.

Survivors are a half-brother, Ross Skidmore, Jr., Many, La,; two nieces, Mrs. Theda Rowlett Stovall, Winchester, and Miss Teena Marie Skidmore, Many, and a nephew, Ross Randy Skidmore, Seattle, Wash.

[Transcriber Notes: Obituary found amongst my grandmother’s documents that I inherited from my father. My grandmother was Jessie Velma (Durham) Bolden Womack.

Recap of Obituary of Miss Mary Ann Skidmore:

b: 24 Apr 1903

d: Friday, Feb? 1979, Age 75

Services: Monday, __, 1979 Winchester City Cemetery

Date of Obit: 1 Mar 1979

Parents: Ross Skidmore and Sarah Ellen (Hughes) Skidmore

Transcriber Recap of Survivors:

Half-brother:

Ross Skidmore, Jr. of Many, LA

2 Nieces:

Mrs. Theda Rowlett Stovall of Winchester

Miss Teena Marie Skidmore of Many, LA

1 Nephew:

Ross Randy Skidmore of Seattle, WA

Transcribed by Josephine Bolden-Pani on 8 June 2001. I may be contacted at

soareagl@inreach.com

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