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Mary Alice Skinner was born in Lee County on June 5, 1937, and was the eldest child of the late Heyward and Irene Williams. She exchanged time for eternity on June 7, 2022, at MUSC Health Kershaw Medical Center.
Mary Alice accepted and received Christ as her personal Savior and was baptized at an early age. As a member of the Mt. Bethel Baptist Church, she served on the Gospel Choir, Senior Choir, and Usher Board. Mary Alice loved taking care of her family and cooking for them. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading her Bible, spending time with her family and watching television. Her favorite shows were “Little House on the Prairie” and “Golden Girls”. Mary Alice was a sweet, God-fearing woman who stressed the importance of giving your loved ones their flowers while they are living.
She leaves to cherish her memory her devoted husband of 69 years, Deacon William Skinner, Jr., her caregiver and loving daughter, Victoria English of the home, sons William (Joyce) Skinner of Augusta, Georgia, James (Delores) Skinner, Larry (Mary) Skinner, and Anthony (Julia) Skinner all of Rembert, South Carolina, Kenneth (Carolyn) Skinner of Savannah, Georgia and Eric (Latoya) Skinner of Temple, Texas, daughter in law Sallie Skinner of Sumter, South Carolina and grandson Brian Skinner raised in the home, sisters Barbara Stratford, Betty McFarlane, Marion (Elijah) Skinner, Diane Williams, Sandra Dawson, Mary Carter and brothers Heyward Williams, Jr., Samuel (Williemae) Williams, Hazel (Marie) Williams, James Williams, John Williams and Calvin (Lenni) Williams.
Mary Alice also leave the cherish her memory a special friend, Aliene Chisholm and a host of grandchildren, great- grandchildren, other family members and friends.
Mary Alice was preceded in death by her parents, Heyward and Irene Williams, stepmother Alvilda Williams, brothers Johnny Williams, Michael Williams and Charles Williams, children Harvey Skinner and JoAnn Skinner, grandchildren William Billy Skinner, Larry F. Skinner and Cassandra Dale Dixon.