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Mary Lou Skipworth, 75, Burkesville, KY (1945-2020)

Mary Lou Skipworth of Burkesville passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Cumberland County Hospital. She was 75 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 10amCT on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with burial to follow in the Williams Cemetery in Clay County, TN.

The family requests visitation on Friday, Oct. 9th, 2020 from 4pmCT until 9pmCT at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.

Mary Lou was born on May 14, 1945 in Celina, Clay County, TN to the late Fred Poindexter and Myrtle Scott Poindexter. She was a member of the Church of Christ and a homemaker.

Survivors Include:
  • Her Husband- Ronnie Skipworth of Burkesville, KY
  • Two Sons- Wayne Skipworth and his wife Shelia and Mark Skipworth all of Burkesville, KY
  • Three Brothers- James Poindexter of Indianapolis, IN, Jack Poindexter of Wilder, GA and Rick Poindexter of Moss, TN
  • Three Sisters- Louise Burks of Celina, TN, Jeannie Wilson of Indianapolis, IN and Gail Austin of Smyrna, TN
  • Three Grandchildren- Logan Skipworth, Hannah Long, and Behka Skipworth
  • One Great Grandchild- Cooper
  • A host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends
Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Mary Lou Skipworth, 75, Burkesville, KY (1945-2020)

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