Ronnie Skellie’s book on Grandpa Bethea’s Civil War unit

Ronnie's book!

Cousins and other ‘connections’

Ronnie's book!
Reserve your copies now!

At long last the regimental history for Grandpa Bethea‘s Civil War unit is at the publisher’s and will be available soon. It is hard to believe that this weekend research project has taken 12 years to complete; but we are ready to take requests for the two volume set. The present size is over 800 total pages. Plans are to include a 100 page roster with each book.

I hope to have copies at the Skellie Reunion, at least final proofs.

For those of you interested in reserving a set, please let me know that you will commit to covering printing costs of $35.00 for the set. The final price will not be determined until after all photography, cover art, and layout are completed. We estimate the two volume set will sell for $50.00+ plus shipping.

We will be offering volume discounts and can have special printings for large group (Family) purchases. Donations to libraries and schools will also be considered.

Feel free to share this with other 7th Mississippi Connections and any message boards you use that cover the Civil War, Family history, and Mississippi.

Click buy now below and select the number of copies you want to reserve.

Include your mailing address and phone number in case we have questions. DO NOT SEND CASH, CHECKS, OR CREDIT CARD NUMBERS.

Ronnie Skellie
2532 Howell Farms Way
Acworth, GA 30101

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Miller News

Just two items of interest for the Skellies:

  1. David Miller received a Mentor Award from his students.
    This is quite an honor coming from graduate students and is a statement of their respect for David as well as the contributions he has made to their graduate education.
  2. Gilbert Miller is now Dr. Gilbert Miller!

Congratulations to both on their accomplishments!

Alice May Skellie Miller

We love you Alice May!

We love you Alice May!Alice M. Miller, 94, died on May 17, 2012 at her home in Hattiesburg.

Visitation was held at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home, May 20. Funeral services were held at University Baptist Church, May 21. Mrs. Miller, the daughter of Fred and Elaine Skellie, was born in 1918 in Long Beach, MS. Alice May graduated from Gulf Park College and completed her studies in English at Mississippi State College for Women. She taught high school in Drew, MS before working for the Mississippi Employment Service in Gulfport, MS. Continue reading “Alice May Skellie Miller”

Skellie Family Directory update

Deb G Wilson and Brian Skellie have been kind enough to update the Skellie Family Directory, and are working on the 2012 Edition!
I realize with this size of our family and “fluidity” of housing, email addresses, etc., it probably already needs updating!
So…if you find errors, send me your corrections and I will send out periodic updates! Marilyn and I have been working on the reunion.  Will have notices for all of you very soon!
Take care and love to all!
— Deb

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