Mrs. Skaggs died 9:50 p.m., Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Ozarks Medical Center.
She was born December 22, 1937 at Jonesboro, Arkansas to James Kimberland and Patricia Sue Cunningham Kimberland. On June 30, 1958, she was married at Blytheville, Arkansas to Kenneth Skaggs. Mrs. Skaggs was a graduate of the West Plains L.P.N. School and had been employed with Dr. M. L. Fowler, Dr. Harry S. Kelly and the Howell County Health Office as a L.P.N. After her retirement, she worked at J. C. Penney and Stage. Mrs. Skaggs enjoyed raising flowers, gardening, singing, baking and shopping. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, West Plains.
She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Skaggs, of the family home; three children, Cindy Franks, husband, Daniel, Peace Valley, Missouri, Tammy Kinder, husband, Terry, Sturkie, Arkansas and Kenneth B. Skaggs, Jr., Festus, Missouri; four grandchildren, Nathaniel Franks, wife, Ashley, Matthew Franks, wife, Kayla, Terra Kinder and Jesse Kinder; three great-grandchildren, Tyler Franks, Hayden Franks and McKinley Franks; one sister, Martha Gray, husband, Charles, Paola, Kansas; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents preceded her in death.
Mrs. Skaggs will lie in state from 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 9th until service time at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Barnett Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Barnett Cemetery or Gideon Bible Society and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.