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Mr. Leonard Odis Skelton, Jr.December 10, 1945 ~ December 16, 2017 (age 72)
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Leonard Odis Skelton, Jr., age 72 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, December 16, 2017. Mr. Skelton was born in Jefferson, Georgia a son of the late Leonard Odis Skelton, Sr. and Lottie Hogan Skelton of Jefferson. Mr. Skelton was a member of White Plains Baptist Church, a Veteran of the U.S. Army and was a retired Line Repair Technician with AT&T.
In addition to his mother, Mr. Skelton is survived by his wife Starla McCraw Skelton of Jefferson, son Jason Skelton and his wife Shannon of Jefferson, daughter, Karen Skelton of Jefferson, daughter, Robin Hulsey and her husband Thad of Cumming, daughter, Stephanie Slaughter and her husband Alan of Cumming. Sister, Gail Holland and her husband Kenneth of Jefferson, grandchildren, Kaylee Skelton, Jake Skelton and Judd Skelton, Emory, Grant, Anna Grace, Emily and Bonnie Jean. Nieces and nephews, Scott, Adam and Ian Holland, Lauren and Jeffrey Dunlap, Chad and Pamela McDonald also survive.
Memorial services will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 23, 2017 from the White Plains Baptist Church with Reverend Carey Pittman officiating with burial to follow in the Church Cemetery. Mr. Skelton’s grandson, Jake Skelton will be honored as a pallbearer along with Judd Skelton, Thad Hulsey, Alan Slaughter and Niles Wilson as honorary pallbearers. The family will receive friends at White Plains Baptist Church, 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. Saturday prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Odis Skelton Memorial Fund, South State Bank,C/O Starla Skelton, 71 Memorial Drive, Jefferson, Georgia 30549 or VENMO App.
Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.
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