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Jimmy Ray Skipper

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Wednesday, March 1, 1944 - Monday, February 9, 2015

Mr. Jimmy Ray Skipper of Slocomb passed away Monday, February 9, 2015 at Flowers Hospital. He was 70.  

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 12, 2015 in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb, with Pastor Thomas Kyser officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday beginning at 10:00 a.m. and continuing until service time. 


Mr. Skipper was born March 1, 1944 in Geneva County to the late Curtis and Cerella Holland Skipper. Jimmy was a loving husband, father grandfather and great-grandfather . In addition to spending time with his family, he enjoyed playing bingo with his wife and friends. 


In addition to his parents, his son, Jimmy Ray Jr.; two brothers and one sister preceded him in death. 


Survivors include his loving wife of 54 years, Callie Skipper, Slocomb; one daughter, Jacqueline Colley (Richard), Ft. Gaines, GA; two sons: Rufus Skipper, Slocomb and Frankey Skipper (Dorris), Chancellor; two sisters: Glenda Sue Giddings, New York and Faye Lamb, Indiana; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.

Funeral Service

Date: Thursday, February 12, 2015



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Janice Wilson

I was so saddened to hear of Jimmy's passing Although we have not seen each other in many years, you were thought of often. I have wonderful memories of the times we spent together when we were neighbors in East Orlando. I will be praying for you as you go through this time of sorrow.
Rick and Jackie Federico

We couldn't be more sorry for the loss of Jimmy. We are really going to miss him. We always enjoyed his company and we know how much he loved his family.
Tammy Taylor

We love you all and are in our thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry we can't make it to be there for you but please call if we can do anything. All our love

Tammy Mitchell and Michael Taylor
Pat Washington

My Heartfelt Condolences. Remember that I Love and care about you all.
john&marie corbin

may you rest in peace. you will be missed big time!
Elouise Tindell

So sorry to hear about Jimmy, I just found out. Please forgive me for not knowing and going. I loved Jimmy and family.

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