Sara Ann Skelton

Published 3:05 pm Friday, August 28, 2020

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Mrs. Sara Ann Skelton, 73, passed away on Tues., Aug. 25, 2020 in Mobile.

Mrs. Skelton was a native and lifelong resident of Atmore. She was human resources director with Masland Carpets, volunteer for the Red Cross and was known as the Ice Cream Lady. She liked to cook, fish, crabbing and taking care of her chickens, ducks, peacocks and her dog, Buddy.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 26 years, Van Clayton Skelton; her parents, Bernard and Nellie Mae Tremer; and two brothers, Jimmy Tremer and tony Tremer.

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She is survived by her son, Van Skelton (Rebel Gates) of Atmore; daughter, Liz Skelton of Atmore; brother, Leon Tremer of Summerdale; sister, Kathleen Earhart of San Antonio, Texas; two grandchildren, Zachary Edward Turner and Sara Miriah Kathleen Skelton; two godchildren, Bernard Bryant and Michael Jackson; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be held next Mon., Aug. 31, 2020 at 1 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Burial will follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Aug. 31 from 11:30 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Waylon Rolin, Stephen Earhart, Sr., Stephen Earhart, Jr., Kendall McGhee , Joe Liffick  and Christopher Stanley.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Bernard Bryant, Michael Jackson, Freddy Godwin, Matt Tremer, Tony Mason , Cody Ebbitt, Jody Singleton and Zachary Turner.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC of Atmore is in charge of all arrangements.