Wendy S. Skipworth

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 27, 2009

EUPORA — Wendy S. Skipworth, formerly of Vicksburg, died Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, at her home in Eupora. She was 49.

Mrs. Skipworth was born in Benton to Richard Melvin and Pearlie Harrell Eldridge.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Woods.

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Survivors include her daughter, Heather Wages of Clinton; two sisters, Melvaline Gillis of Homestead, Fla., and Nancy Newland of Mantee, Miss.; a brother, John Thomas Ates Sr. of Carthage; two grandchildren; and other relatives.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Brandon. Burial will be at John’s Cemetery in Rankin County. Visitation will be from 5 until 9 tonight at the funeral home.