DREW - Christy Marie Skinner, age 47, of Drew, MS passed away on Friday April 08, 2016 at the Grandview Medical Center in Birmingham, AL.
Visitation will be held Sunday April 10, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland, MS. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Monday April 11, 2016 in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the Pumpkin Bend Cemetery in McCrory, AR at 4:00 PM. Reverend Carl Prewitt and Reverend Kevin Franklin will officiate the service.
Christy was born on December 25, 1968 to Lonnie and Betty (Hart) Skinner in Wynne, Arkansas. She and her family moved to Shelby in 1969. Christy graduated from Bayou Academy and received a Master Degree in Psychology from Delta State University. She attended the First Baptist Bible Church in Drew, MS. Christy loved to paint and write poetry. She was a mentor and coach to many, helping them along their life journey. Christy adored her family, especially her grandchildren, and loved spending as much time as she could with them.
She is survived by Son, David (Nichole) Harper of Drew, MS. Father and Mother, Lonnie and Betty Skinner of Cordova, AL. Brother, John Skinner of Cordova, AL. Sister, Lucinda Skinner of Cordova, AL. Sister, Mary Grace Skinner Markham of Cordova, AL. Two grandchildren; Elizabeth Marie Harper and David Harper, Jr.
Pallbearers are Andy Markham, Dakota Prewitt, Jeremiah Allhands, Cordal Ross, Jerry Ross, Jr. and Chris Sanders Sr.
Honorary pallbearers are William Stokes, Lonnie Skinner and Mark Hathoway.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net