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Gladys Skelton

April 9, 1927 March 10, 2019
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Gladys Skelton, 91, of Newberry and formerly of Charleston, died Sunday, March 10, 2019 at J. F. Hawkins Nursing Home.

Mrs. Skelton was born on April 9, 1927 in Lake City, SC a daughter of the late Charlie and Mattie Parker.

She was one “tough old lady”. She grew up in a sharecropper family and knew the value of hard work. She enjoyed sewing and loved singing and dancing. She was a stay at home mom who cherished pending time with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her children and their spouses, Gladys Nell Skelton (Buddy) of Birmingham, AL, Clifford Earl Skelton (Debbie) of Gilbert, SC, Dorothy Skelton Scarborough (David) of Goose Creek, SC and John Benroe Skelton, Sr. (Lulu) of Aiken, SC; grandchildren, Stephanie Skelton, John Benroe Skelton, II, Jonathan Landis, Lee Landis (Jessica), Pia Chocolate (Wyatt) , Amanda Scarborough, Genny Skelton, Lisa Skelton, Laney Scott, Becky Skelton, James Shuman, Michael Shuman, David Shuman, Marty Skelton, and Lynn Skelton; great grandchildren, Logan Kerns, Isaac Kerns, Sky Kerns, Trevor Skelton, Noah Skelton, Curtis Skelton, Kailynn Landis, Laylah Landis, Kanin Landis, Joey Landis, and Galen Chocolate.

She was predeceased by her husband, Archland “Archie” Holland Skelton, stepsons, Archie Skelton, Jr., Billy Frank Skelton, Carlos Skelton and a number of brothers and sisters.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, March 15, 2019 in Whispering Pines Memorial Gardens, 3044 Old Highway 52, Moncks Corner, SC 29461.

Memories and condolences may be sent to the family at

Whitaker Funeral Home of Newberry is assisting the family.

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11:00 AM 3/15/2019 11:00:00 AM
Whispering Pines Memorial Gardens

3044 Old Highway 52
Moncks Corner, SC 29461

Whispering Pines Memorial Gardens
3044 Old Highway 52 Moncks Corner 29461 SC
United States

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Whispering Pines Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

3044 Old Highway 52
Moncks Corner, SC 29461

3044 Old Highway 52 Moncks Corner 29461 SC
United States

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