Melva Ann Elkins Skinner

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.

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