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Bonnie Mae Skelton

Obituary for Bonnie Mae Skelton

September 13, 1936 - May 21, 2018
Anderson, Indiana | Age 81


Bonnie Mae Skelton, 81, a lifelong resident of Anderson, died peacefully, May 21, 2018, following a year-long courageous battle with post-surgical complication.

Bonnie was born in Anderson on September 13, 1936. She was owner and operator of Elite Beauty Salon and co-owner of A & A Heating and Air Service. She was a member of the Indiana Zeta Chapter of Phi Sigma Alpha Sorority and serve as the 1997-1998 Vice President. She was an avid football and NASCAR fan, and enjoyed cooking for her family and fishing. Bonnie had a strong faith which sustained her through many trials. She was a great encourager who will be greatly missed.

Bonnie, a member of Madison Park Church, was a devoted mother of three children, Jeff (Elaine) Skelton, Bonita Taylor and Rhonda (Ron) Skelton Cantrell; grandmother of 6; and a great-grandmother of 8. She is also survived by a sister, Jo Ann Smith.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years in 2002, Rex Skelton; and Pat Stephenson, a childhood friend whom she reunited with and was engaged to for 15 years.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory, with Pastor Tom Malbone officiating. Burial will follow at Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be two hours prior to the service.

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515 East 53rd Street
Anderson, IN 46013
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