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35 Duke St.
P.O. Drawer 525
Granite Falls, NC 28630
Phone: (828) 396-3385
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Francine Skinner

Francine Leontine Skinner (Brooks)

Tuesday, April 7th, 1964 - Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Francine Leontine Brooks Skinner, age 55, of Valdese, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 30, 2019 at her residence. She was born in Cattaraugs, NY on April 7, 1964, daughter of the late William Brooks and Odette Liard Brooks.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Timothy Moore and a sister, Vivian Pyrkos.

Mrs. Skinner was a devoted housewife.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, William “Bill” Skinner of the home; sons, Gerald Frederick (Angela) of Hickory, Kory Frederick of Bradford, PA, William Skinner, Jr. of Bradford, PA, David Skinner of Ohio, Ronnie Skinner of Ohio and a daughter, Dorinda Skinner of Ohio; sisters, Bonnie Liskow, Sherry Bishop and Willie Brooks. Also, a brother, Daniel Brooks survives along with six grandchildren.

Receiving and service to be on Friday, September 6, 2019 at 6:30 with service to follow at Temple Baptist Church in Hickory officiated by Rev. Lloyd King . Then a service is planned for Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Salvation Army building at 2:00 pm in Bradford, PA, with burial to follow at 3:00 pm on September 21, 2019 in Willowdale Cemetery in Bradford, PA.

Mackie-Whisenant Funeral Home is serving the family.
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    Friday, September 6th, 2019 | 6:30pm
    Friday, September 6th, 2019 6:30pm
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    Friday, September 6th, 2019 | 7:00pm
    Friday, September 6th, 2019 7:00pm
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