On September 2, 2016, Frances (Minchey) Skipper, went to
sleep in Carthage, Tennessee and awoke in the presence of
her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Frances, the daughter of
Chester and Dovie Clara (Flatt) Minchey, was born June 3,
1927 in Jackson County, Tennessee. She is survived by a son,
Ronnie Ithel Skipper and a daughter, Patricia (Skipper) Haffner,
three grandchildren, Zachary Ross (Haley) Skipper, Lindsay
Dawn Skipper (Robert) Rowlett, and Henry Clay (Lisa) Haffner,
one great granddaughter, Hannah Emery Grace Brunner, and
brother, Chester Eugene Minchey. She was preceded in death
by her parents and brother, Jerry Wayne Minchey.
Frances worked for State of Tennessee, Department of
Revenue 1964 to 1971, then Twin Lakes Telephone
Cooperative February, 1972 to February, 1990 when she
retired and cared for both of her parents until their deaths by
devoting her life to them and their care.
Frances was a member of the Richmond Chapel Church of
Christ and lived in the Bullard’s Creek Community. She was
kind to everyone she encountered and greeted them with a
smile. She will be greatly missed.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 5,
2016, at 1 P.M. at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Rob Draper
Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County,
TN. The family will receive friends on Monday from 10 A.M. until
time of services.
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