Shirley F. Skinner

Sunrise: December 30, 1938

Sunset: May 13, 2018

Shirley Skinner, 79, transitioned on May 13, 2018 at her home. Shirley was a beloved candy lady in her neighborhood for more than 40 years. After 18 years of service she retired as a Mechanic from the Newport News Shipyard. She worked for 4 years as an Assembly Line Worker for General Electric. Shirley loved the Lord and was a member of Agape Baptist Church.

Shirley was predeceased by her parents, Eleanor and Clearance Ferebee; her husband, John W. Skinner, Sr. Left to cherish her memories is her precious daughter, Ramona Hope; sons, Marvin L. Skinner, Victor D. Skinner, John W. Skinner, Jr.; sisters, Edna Gray, Joan Bethea, Florette Twitty, Beverly Cypress, Valeria Lee, Patricia Knight; brother, Clarence B. Ferebee, Jr.; grandchildren, Candace Skinner, Denisha Flentroy,  Victoria Skinner, Jasmine Skinner; six great-grandchildren and great host of nieces and nephews, great nieces, great nephews and great-great nephews

Viewing Friday, May 18, 2018 Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Boulevard Service WATCH FUNERAL LIVE ONLINE Saturday, May 19, 2018 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens 3920 Airline Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23321

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    Rev. Charles & Sandra Norfleet says

    To The Skinner Family,

    We were sadden to hear of Mother Skinner’s passing. She was a kind-hearted sister in the Lord. Mother Skinner was always a quiet spirited sister in church. She was a good person and always had a lovely smile. We remember her willing hands and loving heart. May she rest in peace in Jesus!

    Love, Elder Charles & Minister Sandra Norfleet, Chesapeake, VA

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