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Barbara J. Skinner, 84 of Clayton, died July 17. She was born Dec. 14, 1932 in Boone City, IA, the daughter of Clifford and Anne Burneil (Towers) Truax. She graduated from Dawson, IA High School and married Donald E. Skinner Dec. 23, 1950. He preceded her in death March 23, 2014. She had been a data processor at Eli Lilly in Indianapolis for more than 15 years before retiring. She had also worked at Cox's Plant Farm in Clayton for several years.
Barbara was a member of Clayton Christian Church for over 30 years, a member of the Cartersburg Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and a volunteer for Hendricks County Meals on Wheels for 25 years.
Services will be held at noon July 22 at Clayton Christian Church with visitation there from 10 a.m. until time of service. Burial is at Clayton Cemetery.
Survivors include her children, Ric (Sherry) Skinner of Clayton, Rob (Renee) Skinner of Clayton, Callie (Robert) Marksbury of Lafayette, four grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and sister Beverly Finnegan of Ames, IA.
Weaver & Randolph Funeral Home Clayton entrusted with the arrangements. Online guestbook at weaverandrandolphfuneralhomes.com.
Published on July 18, 2017
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