Bessie Belle Skidmore, 90, of Marshall, died Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 10, 2010, at First Christian Church in Marshall, with Rev. Mike Brown officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Born April 30, 1919, in Blue Lick, she was the daughter of the late Carl Clifford Mounts and Lucille York Mounts. On Sept. 15, 1946, she married Hubert Lee Skidmore, who preceded her in death Aug. 31, 1986. She had lived in Saline County her entire life and was retired from International Shoe Company. She was a member of First Christian Church, its New Century Sunday school class, Christian Women's Fellowship which she served as president, and a member of the church board.
Survivors include one sister, Evelyn Wenzel and husband, Ralph, of Marshall; three nieces, Betsy Wenzel and daughter, Cantrell Wenzel, of Lee's Summit, Connie Nazaruk of Monroe, N.C., and Judy Rice of Delta, Colo.
Additional information provided per family recompense.