Melva Ann Elkins Skinner, 62, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2009.
Services were held Monday, Jan. 12, from the Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with interment in the Wesson Cemetery.
She was a business owner and a member of Rocky Hill Baptist Church in Wesson. She was born Nov. 21, 1946, in Hazlehurst, to the late James Lavell and Christine Hux Elkins.
Survivors include: her husband, Billy “Pete” Skinner of Wesson; children, Davis and DeeDee Therrell, Richard and Pam Skinner, Mitchell and Denise Skinner, Sgt. Adam Berry, USMC all of Wesson and Paula Thornton of Raleigh; brothers, Bobby Elkins of Florence, and James “Buster” Elkins of Wesson and 12 grandchildren.