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Chloe E. Skinner

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Chloe E. Skinner, 74, of Alamogordo, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, in Alamogordo.
Mrs. Skinner was born Aug. 14, 1933, in Ashland, Ore. She had lived in Alamogordo since 1968 and had been a secretary for Holloman Intermediate School and Heights Elementary School for many years. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church; twice a Past Worthy Matron, and a 50-year member, of Alamo Chapter No. 11, Order of the Eastern Star; an avid quilter and bridge player; and played the piano at her church. She was a wonderful military wife who strongly supported her husband's 23-year military career, and raised five children.
Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Burt Skinner of the family home; a son, Craig Skinner and his wife Liz of Tempe, Ariz.; three daughters, Debbie Lange and her husband Eckart of Alamogordo, Linda Marshall and her husband Dave of Nacogdoches, Texas, and Sandra Harding and her husband Curtis of Roswell; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a brother, Buzz Stevens and his wife Evelyn of Portland, Ore.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew Ezekiel and Blanche "Dolly" (Trask) Stevens; and by a son, Bruce Skinner.
A memorial service will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Steve Trout and the Rev. Mary Taken officiating. Eastern Star services will be provided by Alamo Chapter No. 11, Order of the Eastern Star.
Cremation arrangements and services are under the direction of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Benevolent Fund of Alamo Chapter No. 11, Order of the Eastern Star, P.O. Box 974, Alamogordo 88311.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Jan. 1 to Jan. 2, 2008
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