January 6, 2020
BRUSHY RIDGE, VIRGINIA - Mildred Jean Holbrook Skeens, 90, died Monday, January 6, 2020, at Dickenson Community Hospital in Clintwood, Virginia. She was born in Brushy Ridge, Virginia; daughter of the late George and Martha Holbrook. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl E. Skeens Sr., two sisters, Katie Wolff and Ella Kilgore; two brothers, Rudolph Holbrook and Andrew Holbrook; two half-brothers, Frank and Luther Holbrook. She was a member of the Lighthouse Freewill Baptist Church. She is survived by her four daughters, Vaela Jean Gaetz and husband, Fred of Vadnais Heights, Minnesota, Linda Myers and husband, Floyd of Cheshire, Oregon, Judy Skeens of Nora, Virginia, and Anna Skeens of Damascus, Virginia; three sons, Carl Skeens, Jr. of Nora, Virginia, James Skeens of Coeburn, Virginia, and Richard Skeens and wife, Linda of Nora, Virginia; four half-sisters, Carrie Salyer, Jean Clark, Anita Starnes, and Becky Holbrook, all of St. Paul, Virginia; five half-brothers, Bobby D. Holbrook of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Clinton Holbrook of Aurora, Illinois, Ray Holbrook of St. Paul, Virginia, George Holbrook, Jr. of St. Paul, Virginia, and Bobby M. Holbrook of St. Paul, Virginia; fifteen grandchildren; thirty great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services for Mildred Jean Holbrook Skeens will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 10, 2020, in Castlewood Funeral Home Chapel, Castlewood, Virginia with Pastor Kenneth Johnson and Rev. Terry Epling officiating. Entombment will follow in Valley View Mausoleum - Temple Hill Memorial Park, Castlewood, Virginia. Pallbearers will be Guy Combs, Joe Elswick, Mason Elswick, Daniel Elswick, Gabe Dupree, and Fred Gaetz. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, January 9, 2020, in Castlewood Funeral Home, Castlewood, Virginia. Online condolences may be sent to the Skeens family through our website and a video tribute may be viewed at www.castlewoodfuneralhome.com. Castlewood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
BRUSHY RIDGE, VIRGINIA - Mildred Jean Holbrook Skeens, 90, died Monday, January 6, 2020, at Dickenson Community Hospital in Clintwood, Virginia. She was born in Brushy Ridge, Virginia; daughter of the late George and Martha Holbrook. She was... View Obituary & Service Information
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