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Grace Imogene Skyles, 78
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Grace Imogene Skyles, 78, of McMinnville died Thursday, Feb. 18, at Saint Thomas River Park Hospital.
She was born Wednesday, March 31, 1937 in Pikeville, the daughter of the late Homer Walker and Bessie Hatfield Walker.
She is survived by her husband, Ray Skyles of McMinnville; daughter, Debbie J. Smith of McMinnville; brother, Edward Walker of Dunlap; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by son Homer R. Skyles; son-in-law, Sammy Smith; three brothers, Cecil H. Walker, Earnest Walker, and George Walker and a sister, Rebecca Smith.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Gardens of Memory Funeral Home with Elbert Willis officiating. Interment will be at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Smartt. The family will receive friends from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, and again Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Gardens of Memory Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made to the family at
Gardens of Memory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.