Published 11:15 am Friday, October 9, 2015
Funeral Mass was held Monday, September 28, 2015, at St. Peters Catholic Church in Bassfield, for Mrs. Mary Christine Skinner, age 70, who passed away on September 24 at The Jefferson Davis Community Hospital ER in Prentiss. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements.
Father Peter Varghese, Father Godfrey Andoh and Father Michael Kelleher officiated. Pallbearers were Pat Skinner, Michael Daley, Bubba Skinner, Joe Daley, Norbert Barrett, Bobby Odom, Christopher Herrington and Denny Daley. Honorary pallbearers were Jacob Skinner, Jesse Skinner, Jayland Skinner, Bentley Skinner, Mitchell Daley, Will Skinner, Bryan Skinner and Josh Purvis.
Christine was born on May 16, 1945, in Bassfield, MS. She was the daughter of Christopher Daley and Ruth Terrell Daley. She worked for 10 years at Wards in Bassfield and then stayed at home with her girls as their special caretaker. She was a member of St. Peters Catholic Church and a member of the Alter Society.
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She is survived by five daughters, Missy Skinner, Stephanie Skinner, Scottie Skinner, Donna Skinner and Pam Skinner all of Bassfield, MS; two sons, Noel Skinner of Bassfield and Heath Skinner (Amanda) of Hattiesburg; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild; three brothers, John Daley (Eloise), Walter (Rachel) Daley both of Bassfield and Jerry Mayfield of North Carolina; two sisters, Patricia Harrington (Cahill) of Bassfield and Jeannie Ebach (Bill) of Germantown, TN.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, three brothers and one sister.