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  • Fred Albert Skellie, Junior

    Fred Albert Skellie, Junior

    Dear family and friends, Our beloved Dad, Fred Skellie, passed away this evening at home with Mom in their assisted living apartment. He was 92. Yesterday he had fallen and broken his hip. Mom said, “he passed away peacefully—just like he did everything else in his life.” Dad’s (Fred Skellie) memorial service will be: Saturday, March 23…

  • Barry Skellie recovering from Heart Surgery

    Barry Skellie recovering from Heart Surgery

    Barry Skellie had open heart surgery earlier this week.  He is doing very well, sat up most of the day yesterday.  Join me in keeping him in our thoughts and prayers! Love, Deb UPDATE: Kenny and I just talked with Barry and he is doing fine! We told we expect him to cook next week.…

  • Preparing my palate for the 2012 Skellie Reunion

    Preparing my palate for the 2012 Skellie Reunion

    See you soon — Brian

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

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

    Cousins and other ‘connections’ 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…

  • Miller News

    Miller News

    Just two items of interest for the Skellies: 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. Gilbert Miller is now Dr. Gilbert Miller! Congratulations…

  • Alice May Skellie Miller

    Alice May Skellie Miller

    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…

  • Skellie Geneaology

    Skellie Geneaology

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  • Reunion Reservations

    Reunion Reservations

    SKELLIE REUNION JUNE 14, 15 16, 2012 HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS Reservations – 228-864-5440 See you all in June!

  • Skellie Family Reunion Update

    Now that Brian and I have managed to get contact information for the “clan” updated, we are working toward finalizing arrangements for the hotel.  If any of you have photos from prior reunions that you would like to share, send them to me.  I am thinking about putting together a collection of these photos. (Will…

  • Skellie Family Directory update

    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 current 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…

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