Cora Skinner

src=”” class=”wp-image-7552 alignleft size-thumbnail” width=”303″ height=”400″>Mrs.Cora Beatrice “Bea” Sullivan Skinner entered peacfully into rest at her home on June 1, 2018 surrounded by her loving family and cargivers. She now will spend eternity with her forever love, her husband James E. “Buddy” Skinner Sr., and a host of loved ones that have met her in heaven. Her fondest desire would be for her remaining family and friends to join her in a happy reunion one day.

She was born in IsLandton, SC on October 20, 1921 to Henry Sullivan and Martha Jane Bennett Sullivan and relocated to Augusta as a small child. She grew up during the depression and spent much of her young life working to help to provide for her family. She married James E. Skinner Sr., on May 19, 1939. She took great pride in being a homemaker.

She is survived by her children, Martha Jean Waters (Jerry Hooks), James Edward Skinner Jr., (Elizabeth), Henry Donald Skinner (Darlene) and Angela S. Chavous (Mark). Her grandchldren, Dwayne Hooks, Michael Hooks, Gidget Rice, Glen Skinner, Donald Skinner, Sherry Allen, Tony Chavous and Jimmy Chavous. She has 16 great-grandchldren and 2 great great-grandchildren.

She devoted her life to caring for her family. She had a wonderful ability to make others feel welcome in her home and spent her life caring for others. She was a woman of strong faith and believed in the power and strength of Jesus Christ. She knew of His love and peace that has awaited her in her new home. She attended Flowing Wells Worship Center for many years and was beloved “Aunt Bea” of all.

Our family offers special love and thanks to her caregivers “her girls” Amanda McBride, Missy New and Jobe Sullivan. Regency Hospice provided excellent services through the kindness of Leila Sykes and Eleanor Jones. We will be eternally grateful.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 11:00 A.M., in the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Dr. Bobby Coleman and Reverend Tony Rhodes officiating.  Interment will follow  in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

The family will receive friends on Sunday afternoon from 3:00 until 5:00 P.M., at the funeral home.

Until we meet again……weep not dear one for me for I am waiting in glory for thee.

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4 responses to “Cora Skinner”

  1. Angela and family: we are so sorry to hear of Bea’s passing. It must be a real comfort to you to know what a sweet and loving lady she was. Love Cheryl and Epps Hewett.?

  2. Angela and family l will be praying for the family she was such a sweet lady someone you could not help but love she glowed no matter how she felt it has been such a honor to know such a wonderful lady she will surely be missed l loved her like my own mom. Love this family.
    Love you all Janet W

  3. Our prays are with your family. May GODs blessing and presents comfort each one of you.
    You have been BLESSED with such a wonderful Mother.
    We love you.
    Mary & Aubrey

  4. I am so sorry for your loss. “May our Lord Jesus Christ and God (Jehovah) our Father, comfort your hearts and strengthen you.” 2Thessalonians 2:16,17. May the God of all comfort be with you all.

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