Violet Ann (Vannie) Thomas Skaggs passed away on October 9, 2020 at her home in Anderson, Indiana at the age of 94 years.
Vannie was a homemaker, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. She was a brownie leader,
little league coach, lifetime member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Frankton, IN, VFW, and past member of Eight and Forty Organization, 4H member, and past member of the Heart Association.
Vannie enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She loved gardening, cooking, sewing, quilting, embroidery, knitting, and crocheting. She was very proud of the fact that she had made baby blankets for most of the new babies in her family, several expected future babies, and blankets for most of the adults in her family.
She is survived by a son, Reverend Harry Mark (Lillian) Skaggs, and two daughters, Karen (Darrell) Closser, and Rita (Donald) Allard. Seven grandchildren, Rebecca (Ray) Locke, Joseph (Carrie) Skaggs, Jeffrey (Mary Jo) Skaggs, Jeffery (Candace) Closser, Brady Closser, Della (Christopher) Case, and Robert (Elizabeth) Allard, 24 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, and lifelong friend Gertie Clemons
She is preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Boyd T. Skaggs, and grandson, Ryan Boyd.
Funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Harper & Dunnichay Funeral Home in Frankton with Rev. Courtley Granger officiating. Burial will follow in the K. of P. - I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Frankton.
Visitation will be held from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm prior to the funeral service at Harper & Dunnichay Funeral Home, 305 East Sigler Street, Frankton, IN 46044.
Local health precautions for public safety will be followed at the funeral home including the wearing of face masks.
Memorial contributions may be to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation through the funeral home or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences can be given at www.dunnichayfuneralhome.com
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