Martha Jane Warren Skaggs, 99, of Radcliff, formerly of Owensboro and Buffalo, passed away peacefully at her home Monday, July 8, 2013.
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""Denied sight in the last years of her earthly life, she now sees in the presence of the Lord whom she loved and served."" She was a member of Valley View Baptist Church in Vine Grove and a former member of Mount Tabor Baptist Church and Buffalo Eastern Star. She had a great sense of humor and loved her family and being outdoors, gardening and fishing.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard E. Skaggs; a son, Jimmie Skaggs; three sisters, Ora Dewitt, Sylvia Purvis and Stella Slayton; a brother, the Rev. Clarence E. Warren Sr.; and two great-grandchildren.
She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Easton of Radcliff; a son, Joe Wayne (Noyce) Skaggs of Hodgenville; a sister, Zora Slayton of Corydon, Ind.; a brother, Edward (Dorothy) Warren of Frankfort; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren, all of whom are better for the love and example she shared.
The funeral is at 11 a.m. Friday, July 12, at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with Pastor Shawn Edwards and Brother Doug Boyles officiating. Burial follows in Mount Tabor Church Cemetery near Buffalo.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and continues at 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Published in The News-Enterprise from July 9 to July 10, 2013