Mary “Alice” Ward Skinner

March 21, 1945 - May 2, 2014

03/21/1945 - 05/02/2014

Past Services

Monday May 05, 2014
7:00 am - 8:30 pm

Tuesday May 06, 2014

Tuesday May 06, 2014
11:00 am
Chapel of Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Hwy 42 West
Ahoskie, NC 27910

Mary Alice Skinner, age 69, of Aulander, passed away on May 2, 2014 at Vidant Medical Center of Greenville, NC.

A native of Bertie County, she was born on March 21, 1945 to the late Ray Morgan and Helen Ward Jenkins. Alice was known as a simple Christian woman that loved to cook. She had a passion for spending time with her grandchildren, cherishing every moment. Alice was a loving mother, wife, and grandmother. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Clint Boseman.

Left to cherish Alice’s memory are her husband, Jerry Skinner of the home, a daughter, Judy Matthews Boseman and husband David Wayne of Macclesfield, NC, a son, Jeff Matthews and wife Heather of Ahoskie, NC, five grandchildren, Daniel and Kayla Boseman of Macclesfield, NC, Katie, Shelby, and Madison Matthews of Ahoskie, NC

Visitation will be Monday, May 5, 2014 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel, Ahoskie, NC. Celebration of Life service will be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 11:00 AM at the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service Chapel, Ahoskie, NC, with Rev. Joe Lassiter officiating. Interment will follow at Aulander Cemetery.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Skinner family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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