Holly Springs Funeral Home

Mary Baxter Skelton

Mary Baxter Skelton, 79, passed away on March 19, 2021, in Ripley, Mississippi.  She was born in Mt Pleasant, Mississippi, on June 29, to Rush Bumpas and Pauline Pruitt Grissom.  She was retired from Sunbeam and was a lifelong Baptist. 

Mrs. Skelton was preceded in death by her husband, James Robert Skelton. She is survived by a sister, Deborah Breedlove of Michigan City, Mississippi;  two sons, Robert Skelton (Michelle), of Walnut and Mike Skelton (Denise) of Potts Camp and two daughters, Pam Reynolds (Brad) of Benton, Arkansas, and Melissa White (Keith) of Ripley.  She is also survived by eleven grandchildren and thirty-three great grandchildren. 

Visitation will be held at 5:00 on Sunday afternoon, March 21, 2021, at Holly Springs Funeral HOme..  Services for Mrs. Skelton will be held at Holly Springs Funeral Home on Monday, March 22, 2021, at 2:00 pm, with burial to follow at Clear Creek Cemetery. 

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Skip Holmes

3/23/2021 1:53:57 PM

Pam,Rob,Mike, and Missy I am so sorry to learn of the passing of your Mom. She always had a smile for me and was so kind. When we moved from H.S. she would call and keep me informed. I pray for you and your families heart to be comforted as only the Lord can.