Bertha E. Skelton

Bertha E. Skelton

Bertha E. Skelton, 90, of Greenfield, passed away Wednesday June 19, 2013, at Hancock Regional Hospital. She was born on July 17, 1922, in Bald Knob, Ark., the daughter of the late John and Nora Anderson.

Bertha loved to cook and watch people enjoy eating what she made, working in the garden and with her houseplants. She attended Brother Gray’s Pentecostal Church in Cumberland until her health declined. Bertha loved her grandchildren and she was always there to help anyone who was in need.

Bertha is survived by her daughter, Vera Skelton of Indianapolis; six grandchildren, Phil, Jerry, Tracy Cobb, Melanie Cobb-Steagall, Steve Skelton; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Bruce Anderson; and her sister, Dorothy Mooney.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Manford Ray “Tom” Skelton; three brothers, Aaron, Elijah, and Kenneth Anderson; four half-brothers; and one half-sister.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday June 24, 2013, at the Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel of Greenfield. Funeral services will immediately follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery in Greenfield.

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