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Frances (Beams) Skaggs, 86, Campbellsville, KY (1935-2021)

Naida Frances (Beams) Skaggs of Campbellsville passed away on Wednesday, September 15th, 2021, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville. She was 86 years old.

The funeral will be held at 11amET on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Auberry Funeral Home, 503 East Main Street, Campbellsville. Burial will follow in Beams Cemetery #2 in Taylor County.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Friday, September 17, 2021, at Auberry Funeral Home.

Naida Frances (Beams) Skaggs, daughter of the late Everett Beams and Gladys (Allen) Beams, was born in Taylor County on July 30th, 1935.

She professed her faith in Christ and was member of Otter Creek Baptist Church. Frances was an active member of AL-Anon, whom she shared strength and hope with other members and the American Cancer Society. She retired from Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville after working 30 plus years as a labeler.

Frances was a multi-talented woman with many skills and talents. She had the ability to be a wonderful cook for her family and friends. She loved to crochet and sew in her spare time. Frances loved to find a good book and she had a passion for reading.

She united in marriage to Charles Wilson Skaggs on May 13th, 1955 and preceded in her death on March 12th, 1994.

Survived by:
  • A daughter: Karen Skaggs Davis and her husband, Michael, of Campbellsville, Kentucky.
  • A brother: Earl Beams of Campbellsville, Kentucky.
  • Two grandchildren: Jacob Gibson and wife, Lynette, of Memphis, Tennessee and Nathan Gibson and wife, Vrusah, of Corvallis, Oregon.
  • Three step-grandchildren: Kimberly Sandlin and husband, Jonathon, of Columbus, Mississippi; Paul Davis of Campbellsville, Kentucky; Michelle Clough of Spokane, Washington.
  • Three great-grandchildren: William Gibson of Memphis, Tennessee; Kiran Gibson of Corvallis, Oregon; and Naveen Gibson of Corvallis, Oregon.
Beside her parents and husband, Frances is preceded in death by a daughter, Kathy Skaggs, two sisters and one brother: Veda Bowen, Anna Marilyn Beams, and Jr. Beams.

In lieu of flowers, family request donations be made to the American Cancer Society and can be made at the funeral home.

Auberry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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