Katherine Ellis Skinner

June 14, 1934January 28, 2019

Katherine Ellis Skinner, 84, of Elm City, died Monday. A graveside service will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2019, in Evergreen Memorial Park, 2800 Nash St. N, Wilson, NC.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., at Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home, 2704 Nash St. N, Wilson, NC.

Surviving are her son Greg A. Skinner (Donna) of Elm City; and two grandchildren, Tyler Skinner and Haley Skinner.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmie Dee Skinner; parents, Wiley Lee and Bessie Edwards Ellis; one sister, Beulah Webb; and two brothers, Bo Ellis and Teener Ellis.

The Skinner family would like to give special thanks to Mary Ann Cooper, Lottie Distler, Ellen Page, and Hoyt and Christine Brown for all the help and support given to Mrs. Skinner.

Funeral services are under the direction of Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home, Wilson, NC. Online condolences may be sent to


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Angela Carr

January 28, 2019

Prayers for Greg and the family. She will surly be missed. She and mama are now enjoying time together again. I love ya'll.

Teresa Bass

January 28, 2019

Sending prayers to Greg and family. Although Aunt Kat was not an Aunt by blood she always treated the Bass children as if we were her own. She made the best butter toast when I was a child and stayed with them. RIP Aunt Kat. 🙏