Wallace E. Skinner

Published 3:01 pm Friday, December 23, 2016

Wallace E. Skinner, age 94, of Selma, passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2016.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, December 26, 2016, at Union United Methodist Church on County Road 67 in Sardis with the Rev. Linda Tarver and the Rev. David Cook officiating and Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home directing.

Burial will follow at Carlowville Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will begin at noon at the church.

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Mr. Skinner was born in Carlowvilleand served in the Navy Seabees during World War II.

After his military service, he worked for 37 years at AT&T in offices in Selma, Tuscaloosa and Demopolis. He was an active member of Union United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Elba E. Skinner.

He is survived by his daughters, Alice Skinner of Montgomery, and Evelyn Nobels (Didier) of Columbia, SC; grandchildren, Sylvie Bray (Matthew), Valerie Trone (Justin) and Oliver Nobels as well as special caregiver and friend, Lynn Eaton.

Memorials may be sent to Union United Methodist Church c/o Gayle Willis, 742 County Road 919, Sardis, Alabama 36775.