Josephine Skeeter

Published 9:54 pm Friday, April 11, 2014

Josephine Skeeter, 77, of 1720 Carolina Road, Suffolk, died Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at her residence. She was a native of Nansemond County and the daughter of the late Blackwell Skeeter and Josie L. Boone Skeeter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Skeeter Jr.

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She retired as a domestic specialist for several years. She was a member of Mt. Ararat Christian Church. Ms. Skeeter was also a member of Mt. Ararat Missionary Lodge No. 1.

She leaves to cherish her memory her daughters, Joanne S. Myrick (Melvin), of Newsoms, and Rosemary Skeeter, of Portsmouth; sons, Anthony L. Skeeter, of Indianapolis, Ind., Larry Skeeter and Claude E. Skeeter, both of Suffolk; sisters, Elnora Tranumn, of Bronx, N.Y., Irene Lundy, of Suffolk, and Janet O. Riddick, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; brother, Frank Skeeter, of Suffolk; four grandchildren, Cicily N. Skeeter, of Portsmouth, Tamika C. Demiel, Kayln N. Skeeter and London M. Skeeter, both of Suffolk; great-grandchildren, RaeQuon D. Davis and Tynaeja R. Davis, both of Portsmouth; godson, Nicholas Hart (Kaylee), of Mableton, Ga.; sisters-in-law, Myrtie M. Skeeter and Florine Skeeter, both of Suffolk; special friend, Peggy Baker; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2014, at Mt. Ararat Christian Church officiated by Pastor H.H. Murrill. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery. Crocker Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.