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Ernest Edward Skipper

GREENVILLE- Mr. Ernest Edward Skipper, 85, of Fort Deposit, died Monday, June 6, 2005.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, June 9, 2005 at 11 a.m. from the graveside at Little Sandy Ridge Cemetery with the Rev. Joel Snell officiating and Harrison Funeral Home directing.

Visitation was held on Wednesday, June 8, 2005 at Harrison Funeral Home.

He is survived by his two daughters, Juanita S. (Billy G. ) Norris of Honoraville and Sylvia (Ronnie F.) Pruitt, of Cordova, Tenn.; four sisters, Beatrice Heartsill and Merle Pruitt, both of Mobile, Nellie Roper of Lafayette, La. and Jeannette Thompson, of Greenville; two brothers, Elvin Skipper, of Greenville and Ray Skipper of Georgia; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Skipper was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Skipper, sister Annie M. Jennings, and one brother, Earl Skipper.

Donations may be made to the Shriners.