OBITUARY

Judy Kay (Martin) Skelton

October 21, 1957September 4, 2018

Judy Kay Skelton of Etoile passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018, in Nacogdoches at the age of 60. She was born October 21, 1957, in Nacogdoches to parents Ray and Mildred (Wheeler) Martin. A memorial service officiated by Bro. Don Chumley will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, September 6, 2018, at Spring Hill Baptist Church.

Mrs. Skelton was a graduate of Martinsville High School and Stephen F. Austin State University. She taught Special Education in Chireno Schools until her retirement in 2012. Judy was a member of Spring Hill Baptist Church. She loved music and from a young age played the piano and organ in church. Judy loved to fish, travel, and ride horses. She also enjoyed spending time with her dog, Sadie Jean, and watching the deer in her backyard.

Mrs. Skelton was preceded in death by her father, Ray Martin, and brother, Gordon Ray Martin. Judy is survived by her husband of 27 years, Jerry Skelton, of Etoile; mother, Mildred Martin, of Martinsville; daughter, Jody Brown, of Nacogdoches; son, Gordy Brown, of Martinsville; step-daughter, Wendy Skelton and Richard Samarron, of Friona; step-son, Jeremy Skelton and wife Melissa, of Garrison; grandchildren, Matthew Skelton, Grayce Skelton, Abigail Skelton, and Ryan Tarver; and numerous cousins, relatives and dear friends.

Please visit www.CasonMonk-Metcalf.com to leave your online condolences and memories.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, Nacogdoches.

  • FAMILY

  • Mrs. Skelton was preceded in death by her father, Ray Martin, and brother, Gordon Ray Martin.
    Judy is survived by her husband of 27 years, Jerry Skelton, of Etoile; mother, Mildred Martin, of Martinsville; daughter, Jody Brown, of Nacogdoches; son, Gordy Brown, of Martinsville; step-daughter, Wendy Skelton and Richard Samarron, of Friona; step-son, Jeremy Skelton and wife Melissa, of Garrison; grandchildren, Matthew Skelton, Grayce Skelton, Abigail Skelton, and Ryan Tarver; and numerous cousins, relatives and dear friends.

Services

  • Memorial Service Thursday, September 6, 2018
REMEMBERING

Judy Kay (Martin) Skelton

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June Wilson

September 9, 2018

Jerry I am sorry to hear this news.
Our prayers for you and family.

Jeanna Rhodes

September 7, 2018

So sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Martha Crump

September 7, 2018

Jerry , I am so sorry to hear about Judy. Many prayers for you and the family.
May the Lord be with you each and every day.

Martha Crump
Tammy Crump Hart & Chad Hart
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Mary Lyles Harris

September 6, 2018

Ms. Skelton was one of my favorite teachers I had when attending Chireno School.She will be missed by all of her former students that loved her. Rest in heavenly peace Ms. Skelton

Vickie Martin

September 5, 2018

Mildred, I can’t image the feeling of loss you are experiencing right now . I will be praying for our sweet Holy Spirit to wrap you in His tender mercies, precious Grace and amazing peace during this time of enduring sorrow! He knows your heart and He cares for you! His peace I pray for you and send you all my love from my family to you!

I will always remember Judy’s sweet, sweet smile and her big heart. Bruce is In heaven giving her a big hug.

Ryan Allen

September 5, 2018

Mrs Skelton was my favorite teacher in Chireno high school she was the best teacher I have ever had I’m gonna miss her

Mindy Howard-Harmon

September 5, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Mrs. Skelton was a huge part of my life through out school and there after. I will never forget her and what she did for me! Peace Be With You.

Shannon Choate

September 5, 2018

Judy taught school at Excelsior during my 8th grade year. I remember many basketball games as our coach. Loved having her as my teacher and coach.

John and Kathe Martin

September 5, 2018

....and another Angel earns her wings! You will be missed Judy but we will meet again. With sincere Love on your journey, John and Kathe

FROM THE FAMILY