Monday, January 12, 2015

Emma Skinner

Emma Lee Skinner, 69, of Poteau, OK passed away Sunday, January 11, 2015 in Pocola, OK.  Emma was born September 15, 1945 in  Fort Smith, AR to Orville & Wilma (McConnell) McCroskey.  She worked many years as a convenience store manager.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother & sister.  Emma was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Bobby, Dinger & Eddie McCroskey; sister, Ann Marie McCroskey; sister in law, Leta McCroskey.  

Survivors include A.V. Skinner Jr. of the home; 3 daughters & sons in law, Tammy & Mike Ingle of Douglass, KS, Kristina Skinner of Poteau, OK, Candace & Broc Randall of Tulsa, OK; 5 grandchildren, Amanda, Alli, Matthew, Ben, Cate; 4 great grandchildren, Noah, Kaden, Eli, Beau; brothers, Charlie McCroskey of Poteau, OK, Freddy & Mary McCroskey of Oklahoma City; brother in law, Brad Skinner of Ft. Smith, AR; Sisters in law, Ann McCroskey & Marie McCroskey of Poteau, OK, Phyllis McCroskey of Shady Point, OK; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Services will be 2 pm, Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, OK with Rev. Jim Cook & Rev. Leroy Billy officiating.  Interment will follow in Monroe Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Charlie & Freddy McCroskey, Mike Ingle, Broc Randall, John Meeh, Alan Hensley and Mack Schmidt.

The family will be at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 5-7 pm.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc. by contacting the funeral home.

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