Shelbyville Daily Union

October 28, 2013

Marcella Skees

Howe and Yockey Funeral Home

SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Marcella Skees

Shelbyville, IL


Marcella Skees, 102, died at 5:15 p.m. Friday, October 25, 2013 in her residence.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL, with Chaplain Tim Haworth officiating. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday at Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL. Memorials may be given to Shelby County Community Services.

Marcella was born on January 18, 1911, the daughter of William and Nellie Smott Skees. She was a longtime resident of Shelbyville. Marcella loved the color pink, oatmeal, quilts and listening to “Nora Roberts” books on tape. She was dearly loved by those who cared for her and she loved them in return.

She is survived by her many friends.

Marcella was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and three sisters.

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