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Rev. Alvin York Skelton, 74, TN, obituary
Posted by: Jan (ID *****6213) Date: October 18, 2008 at 13:50:41
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Rev. Alvin York Skelton, 74, of Church Hill, Hawkins Co
TN, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, October 15,
2008, at Wellmont Holston Valley Hospital & Medical Center
following an extended illness - Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN.

Mr. Skelton was a life long resident of Hawkins County. He
entered the ministry in 1975 and had served as pastor and
interim pastor for numerous churches in the Holston
Conference. He was a member and former pastor of Solomonís
Temple Baptist Church and attended Vision Baptist Church.
He was a retired employee of Holston Defense and was a
farmer.

Alvin was a loving husband, a wonderful father, grand-
father and a wonderful friend to all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Virginia
'Virgie' Simmons Skelton.

He is survived by his loving wife, Frances Davis Skelton,
Church Hill, TN; one son and daughter-in-law, Mark and
Vickie Skelton, Mount Carmel, TN; two grandchildren, Emily
and Rachel Skelton; one sister, Elizabeth 'Jane' Littleton,
Church Hill, TN; two nephews, Mike and Rob Littleton.

Calling hours are from 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday,
October 19, 2008, at Johnson Funeral Home and anytime at
the residence.

Service will be conducted Sunday at 7 p.m. in the funeral
home chapel with Rev. Harold Shoemaker and Rev. Aaron Price
officiating.

Graveside services will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. at
Church Hill Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Carl Skelton, Tommy Skelton, Mark
Harris, Benny Berry, Butch Whitaker, Dan Alley, Larry
Gibbons and Gerald Bays.

In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to the Vision
Baptist Church Building Fund.

To leave an online message or sign the guest registry for
the Skelton family, please visit us

http://www.johnsonfuneralhome.org

Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Skelton family.


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