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Nelda Juanita (Wakefield) Skinner

December 2, 1929 ~ March 3, 2022 (age 92)

Obituary

Nelda Skinner 92 of Cooper, Texas passed away March 3,2022.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Sunday March 6, 2022, at Delta Funeral Home Chapel with Noel Bailey officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn cemetery Cooper, Texas

The family will receive friends from 1-2, p.m.

Nelda was born December 2, 1929, in Cooper, Texas to Thaddeous Alonzo Wakefield and Annie Mae Elizabeth “Roberts” Wakefield. They have preceded her in death as well as her husband Thomas Skinner.

Nelda was a member of TSTA and Retired Teacher Association. She received a bachelor’s and master’s degree from East Texas State University of Commerce. She taught school at Cooper ISD for 29 years. Following her retirement, she joined her husband Thomas at Cooper Farm and Seed center which they owned and operated until their retirement.     

Survivors include a daughter Bobbie Hill and husband Richard of Caddo Mills, Texas grandchildren Jason Hill and wife Kenna, Barry Hill, and wife Natti, Kasey Martin and husband David, great grandchildren John David Martin, Bailey Martin, Waylon Hill, Asher Hill, Brody Hill, Dash Hill, and a sister Panzy Raye Powers of Canton, Texas.

Online condolences may be made at www.deltafuneralhome.com

Services entrusted to Delta Funeral Home

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
March 6, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Delta Funeral Home
451 Southwest First Street
Cooper, TX 75432

Funeral Service
Sunday
March 6, 2022

2:00 PM
Delta Funeral Home
451 Southwest First Street
Cooper, TX 75432

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