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Chester Lee Skelton

Obituary Date: Monday, August 21, 2023
Chester Lee Skelton, age 96, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Monday, August 21, 2023.

Mr. Skelton was born on July 29, 1927, in Paulsboro, New Jersey to the late Lamon and Marry Lee Wood Skelton . In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Warren Skelton. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Thomas Lamon Skelton, of Spartanburg SC; and William Everett Skelton, of Gainesville, VA.

Mr. Skelton was a very patriotic man, having proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He will be remembered as a faithful Christian man and was a member of First Baptist Church of Cornelia. He was a United States Postal Service carrier.

Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 23, 2023 at the Yonah Memorial Gardens with Dr. Nathan LaShoto officiating.

The family will receive friends from 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., Wednesday, August 23, 2023 at the Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, North Chapel at 245 Central Avenue, Demorest, Georgia 30535. Telephone: 706-778-1700.
Funeral Date
08/23/2023 at 10:00AM
Funeral Home
Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel
Phone
(706) 778-1700
Address
245 Highway 441 S, P.O. Box 58, Demorest 30535
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