Dorothy Mae Skelton

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Dorothy Mae Skelton

Asheville - Dorothy Mae Skelton, 85, of Asheville, NC passed away Friday, April 19, 2013 at John F. Keever Solace Center in Asheville, NC.

She retired from Gerber Products Company after 30 years. She loved puzzles and her little dog.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Stella Dricker and her husbands, David Brinkley and Jimmy Skelton.

She is survived by four sons, Alfred, Richard, Marvin and Jimmy Brinkley all of Asheville ; four daughters, Martha Raines, Mary Overton, Meritta Mashburn and Melinda McCoy all of Asheville; a sister, Violet Sheppard of Asheville; 19 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 9 great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Monday, April 22, 2013 at the Church of God of Prophecy on Leicester Highway with Rev. Rolf Woodard officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hills Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church and at other times will be at the home of Melinda and Dale McCoy.

A very special thanks to our sister and her husband Melinda and Dale McCoy and Martha Raines for all the years of love and compassionate care giving of our mother.

Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Apr. 21, 2013
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