Mary Rena Skelton

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Mary Rena Skelton, 84, of Washburn, passed way Friday, June 1, 2018.

She was born May 21, 1934, in Cassville, the daughter of Eligah E.E. and Leora (Luney) Bickford. On Jan. 4, 1952, she was united in marriage to Chester Periman, who preceded her in death. She was also married to Leon Snider and then John Skelton, who both preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one son; two brothers; one son-in-law and a great-grandson.

Survivors include: three sons, Roger Periman and Kenneth Periman both of Cassville, and James Periman of Pineville; five daughters, Sandra Hicks of Washburn, Janice Smith of Springdale, Ark., Treva Johnson of Berryville, Ark., Alice George of Springdale, Ark., and Vivian Nichols of Springdale, Ark.; two brothers, Wayne Bickford of Cassville, and James Bickford of Sheldon; one sister, Wilma Davis of Lawton, Okla.; 19 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.

She was a life-long resident of Barry County. She was a homemaker and was a member of Assembly of God Church. Graveside services were held Tuesday, at Mineral Springs Cemetery under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.

Contributions may be made to Fohn Funeral Home in her memory.

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