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Sylvia M. Skaggs, 89, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Ruby (Kerr) and J. Farnsley Burkhart. Sylvia was born February 14, 1928 in Georgetown, Indiana. She was a former employee of the old A & P Grocery and retired from Krogers. She loved bingo, flowers and birdwatching. Sylvia was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard W. Skaggs Sr. and three brothers, Earl, William and Harold Burkhart.
Survivors include sons, Leonard W. Skaggs (Frances) and William H. Skaggs. Special friend Mike Ozment, and siblings, Kenneth Burkhart (Susie), Dallas Burkhart (Jan), Norma Dement and Mary Irene Vance; two grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany, Indiana. Her funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday in the Kraft Charlestown Road Chapel with private burial to follow in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
The family wishes a special thank you to the Bennett Place for all their courtesy and care.
Online condolences to the family may be made to www.kraftfs.com
Published on March 9, 2017
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