JACKSON — Elizabeth Ann "Becky" Skidmore Riepenhoff, 57, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014, at her residence surrounded by her family.
Becky was born April 28, 1957, in Gallia County, the daughter of the late Warren and Mary Alice (Lawless) Skidmore. She was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church in Gallipolis, where she taught Catechism. A 1976 graduate of North Gallia High School, she was a member of the Jackson Garden Club.
Becky is survived by her husband, Jay Riepenhoff, of Jackson; children Christopher (Amy) Skidmore, of Evergreen, Ohio, Arthur Riepenhoff, of Chicago, Dorothy "Ciss" Riepenhoff, of Wellston, Joseph (Molly) Riepenhoff, of Worthington, Ohio, and David (Emily) Riepenhoff, of Westerville, Ohio; eight grandchildren: Mason and Reagan Skidmore, and Hunter, Lauren, Catherine, Amelia, Ethan and Will Riepenhoff; brother Jimmy Skidmore, of Evergreen; sisters Peggy (David) McCarley, of Dayton, Ohio, and Penny (Bobby) Ratliff, of Evergreen; brothers-in-law Charles (Susan) Riepenhoff, of Atlanta, and Jim (Ann) Riepenhoff, of Westerville; sisters-in-law Linda Skidmore, of Patriot, and Sally Skidmore, of Brazil, Ind.; as well as many friends and extended family members.
In addition to her parents, Becky was preceded in death by husband David Gran;t and brothers Ronnie Skidmore and Larry Skidmore.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at St. Louis Catholic Church, 85 State St., Gallipolis, with Fathers Joseph Trapp and Thomas Hamm officiating. Burial will follow in the Skidmore family cemetery in Evergreen.
Friends and family may call McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Wetherholt chapel, from 4-8 p.m. Monday, May 26, 2014. A rosary will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Arthur, Joseph, David and Hunter Riepenhoff; Eric Skidmore, Christopher Tackett, Jeff McAvena and Jeff Roach.
In celebration of her vibrant life, everyone is invited and encouraged to wear Becky's favorite color — pink.
In lieu of flowers, the family request a donation in Becky's memory made to: Heartland Hospice, 205 North St., P.O. Box 400, Lucasville OH 45648.
Condolences may be sent to www.mccoymoore.com.