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From: "Peter_McCrae" <>
Subject: SKELTON; Gordon Elisha-12/6/2005-USA/TX
Date: Tue, 5 Jul 2005 23:54:00 +0100

Gordon Elisha Skelton

Memorial services for Gordon Elisha Skelton, 78, of Malakoff ,TX are
scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home Chapel in Athens
with the Rev. Jerry W. Davis officiating.

Mr. Skelton died Sunday, June 12, 2005, at the VA hospital in Temple TX.

He was born Jan. 25, 1927, in Chattanooga, Tenn., to Clarence and Mae
Finster Skelton.

Mr. Skelton served in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of World War II. He
worked as a maintenance supervisor at St. Joseph's Children's Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include sons, Rex Allen Skelton of Forney and Dan Gordon of
Mesquite; daughter, Dorothy Diane Skelton Davis of Hodgenville, Ken.; eight
grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

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