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Bertie Skaggs, 88, Taylor County, KY (1927-2016)

She was a native of Cumberland Co., KY, and a resident of Taylor Co., KY at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late D.S. and Beulah Mae Ballard White. She was the widow of Hartley Skaggs. She leaves 32 direct living descendants. She was a member of the Elk Horn Baptist Church and had retired from Union Underwear after 26 years of service
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Bertie Lee Skaggs, age 88 of Campbellsville, KY, died Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at her residence following an illness.

Funeral services were conducted at 12pmCT/1pm3T, Friday, March 25, 2016, at the Lyon-DeWitt Berry Funeral Home, 503 E Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, with Bro. Drew Underwood officiating. Burial is in the Brookside Cemetery. The family request visitation after 8amCT/9amET, Friday at the Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home. Serving as pallbearers were Dennis Skaggs, Timothy Skaggs, Brandon Skaggs, Ryan Hatfield, Michael Graham and Greg Collard.

Bertie Skaggs, 88, Taylor County, KY (1927-2016)

She was born May 4, 1927 in Cumberland County, KY. She was the daughter of the late D.S. and Beulah Mae Ballard White. She died Tuesday, March 22, 2016, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 88 years, 10 months, and 18 days.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Elk Horn Baptist Church. She had retired from Union Underwear after 26 years of service.

On June 9, 1945, she married Hartley Skaggs who preceded her in death on December 22, 1984. Also preceding her in death were her brothers Clavin White and Terry White, her sisters, Neva White and Delsie Humphrey and a grandson, Bobby Skaggs.

She leaves to cherish her memories:
  • Her children: George Skaggs and his wife, Wanda of Greensburg, KY; Jimmy Skaggs and his wife Beverly, Melvin Skaggs and his wife, Gwen; and Jerry Skaggs all of Campbellsville, KY; and Sharry Daniel and her husband, James of Missouri

  • Eight grandchildren

  • Sixteen great-grandchildren

  • and three great-great-grandchildren

  • Three sisters and one brother, Grace Arms of Water View, Kentucky; Ollie Huff of Glasgow, KY; and Mildred Fletcher and Ferry White both of Burkesville, KY
Send condolences to the family of Bertie Skaggs

The Lyon-DeWitt-Berry, 503 E Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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