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Frankie Lee Skipper

Published 12:00am Thursday, October 10, 2013

Sept. 25, 1939 – Oct. 4, 2013

10:10 Frankie Skipper obit picNATCHEZ — Funeral services for Frankie Lee Skipper, 74, of Natchez, who died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at her residence, will be noon Saturday at Grove A.M.E Church with the Rev. James Johnson officiating.

Burial will follow at Grove A.M.E. cemetery under the direction of Bateaste Memorial Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Ms. Skipper was born Sept. 25. 1939, in Adams County, the daughter of Leonard and Susie Skipper.

She was a member of Grove A.M.E. Church. She attended Brumfield School. She enjoyed cooking and fishing.

She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Bertha Lewis, Laura Porter, Nancy Skipper and Susie Skipper; four brothers, Burl Skipper, Henry Skipper, Dan Davis and Leonard Skipper; one sister-in-law, Ethel Skipper.

Survivors include two sisters, Hattie Dennis and husband, Longino, and Mattie Banks of Natchez; two sisters-in-law, Mary Davis and Rosa Skipper of Natchez.

Pallbearers will be Patrick Banks, Peter Banks, Henry Skipper, Picardo Thomas, Larry Banks and McArthur Scott.

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