Georgia Margaret (Green) Skaggs, age 81, of Minerva died Sunday, June 8, 2014 in Minerva Eldercare Center. She is now in the arms of the Lord. She was born Jan. 31, 1933 in Paintsville, KY to Henry and Lou (Williams) Green. She was a housewife. She graduated from Sunbury High School and is a member of the Minerva First Christian Church and the Home Dept. and had attended the Alliance First Christian Church.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Sherrill Skaggs whom she married Oct. 27, 1951; 2 daughters, Debra Ann Buck of Minerva and Meleia Gail (Chuck) Rogers of Paris; 3 grandchildren, James Ryan (Jayme) Cunningham of Minerva, Joshua David (Karen) Cunningham of Chicago, IL and Anthony Charles Rogers of Paris; 3 great grandchildren, Arianna Arletta Cunningham and Gavin James Cunningham both of Minerva and Rowan Koz Cunningham of Chicago, IL; and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by a son, Terry Lee Skaggs; a granddaughter, Machaela Marie Newcomer; 3 half sisters and a half brother.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 11:00 am in the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with Pastor Aaron Phillips and Chaplain Larry Karlen officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery. Calling hours will be Wednesday 5-8 pm in the funeral home.