Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Obituaries

February 6, 2013

Elizabeth Clevenger Skaggs - 1924-2013

MCKEES ROCKS, PA — Elizabeth “Libby” Clevenger Skaggs, 88, passed away Monday, Feb. 4 in McKees Rocks, Pa.

She was born Sept. 14, 1924, in Elliott County, to Clarence C. and Jessie Horton Clevenger.

She married Donald L. Skaggs on June 30, 1942, in Carter County. They were married for 68 years and had four sons.

She was preceded in death by her husband and parents; a son, Donald M. Skaggs; three brothers, Roger, Tommy and Wilbur; two sisters, Lovine Slay and Lucille Greene.

She leaves behind three sons, Travis and Lou Skaggs of Carson City, Nev., Greg Skaggs of Evansville, Ind., and Jerry and Patty Skaggs of McKees Rocks; a brother, John M. Clevenger and wife Dorothy of Sandy Hook; a sister, Elaine Runyon Farmer of Elkhorn City; five grandchildren, Travis W. Skaggs, Chad Skaggs, Carrie Witter, Kelly Forschyn and Amy Claspell; seven great-grandchildren, Carol, Colton, Brianna, Timothy, Grace, Addison and Emerson; and her beloved nieces and nephews.

She was a avid quilter for more than 50 years and loved to play cards. During her life, she lived in Wheelersburg, Ohio; Pittsburgh, Pa.; Grayson; Orlando, Fla.; Catlettsburg and McKees Rocks.

She was a member of Sandy Hook United Methodist Church and the Eastern Star.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Lewis & Ferguson Funeral Home in Sandy Hook by the Rev. Susan Skaggs and the Rev. Roger Skaggs. Burial will be in Elliott County Memory Gardens.

Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Sandy Hook United Methodist Church or Elliott County VFW Post 11428.

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