WHITEVILLE — Sammy Shelton Skipper Sr., 60, died Friday, May 2, 2104 at Columbus Regional Healthcare. He was the son of the late Shirley Sherman and Nora Jane Croom Skipper.
Final rites will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Union Valley Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Slade Welma Skipper officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn handled the arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth “Libby” Conner Skipper of the home; one daughter, Sandra S. Hardie of Chadbourn; two sons, Shelton Skipper Jr. of Danville, Va. and Scott Skipper of O’Fallon, Ill.; two sisters, Jo S. White of Chadbourn and Hilda Williamson of North Myrtle Beach; two brothers, Elwood Skipper of Burgaw and Kenneth Ray Skipper of Whiteville; and seven grandchildren.