BALDWYN - Calvin Doyle Skelton, 84, died Friday,
to Elzie Lee and Clara Webb Skelton. He had lived most all of
his life in Lee County, was a retired painter for Cook and
Riley, Inc. in Tupelo, and was a member of Living Waters
Community Church in Eggville. He enjoyed playing men's softball,
fishing and painting.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Sunday at
the Chapel of Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Nettleton
with the Rev. William Whitmon officiating. Burial will be in
Jones Chapel Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Frankie M. Lewis
Skelton of Baldwyn; three daughters, Deb Kidd (Gerald) of
Baldwyn, Brenda Denton (David) of Algoma, & Patricia Priest
(Tony) of Houlka; two sons, Jimmy Skelton (Ceretha) of New
Albany and Larry Skelton (Pat) of Thaxton; 16 grandchildren,
Angela, Chris, Andrew, Matt, Nicole, Amanda, Johnathan, Ashley,
Lacy, Brandon, Michael, Shea, William, Blake, Angel, Jeremy; 33
great grandchildren; 1 great great grandson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Terry Wayne
Skelton and Carol Doyle Skelton; 2 Skelton girls; 1 sister,
Lorene McCall; 3 brothers. Jessie, Billy, & Curly Skelton.
Pallbearers will be Andrew Denton, Matt Denton, Chris Kennedy,
Hunter Whitlow, Michael Stewart, Sammy Ray Seymore (representing
his softball team).
Honorary pallbearers will be David Denton, Tony Priest, Gerald
Kidd, employees of New Albany Health & Rehab & Southern Care
Visitation will be Saturday
to 8 p.m.. at
the funeral home.