Gertrude McClendon Skinner, 77 of Bonifay, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 at Doctor's Memorial Hospital in Bonifay.
Gertrude was born Feb. 26, 1936 in Clarksville, to James and Susie (Adkins) McClendon. She had lived in the panhandle for four years since coming from East point. She was also a member of Christian Haven Church in Wausau.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Susie McClendon; husband, Stanley Skinner; sister, Mary Magadline McClendon Coker.
She is survived by her two sons, Steve Arrant and wife Marty of Glen St. Mary's and Roger Arrant of Live Oak; brother, John "Red" McClendon and wife Verdell of Wausau; two sisters, Faye Branch and husband Bob of Grand Ridge and Evelyn Youngblood of Marianna; nine grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 at Christian Haven Church in Wausau, with the Rev. Carlos Finch and the Rev. Michael Morris officiating. Interment followed in Gap Pond cemetery. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley is directing. The family received friends one hour prior to the service on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 at Christian Haven Church in Wausau.