Mount Vernon News
  • Thelma P. Skivers

  • July 27, 2010

MOUNT VERNON — Thelma P. Skivers, 83, of Mount Vernon died Sunday, July 25, 2010, at the Country Court Nursing Home in Mount Vernon.

Thelma was born Sept. 2, 1926, in Millwood to Warren and Zella (Styers) Horton and had spent her lifetime in the Knox County area. She was a member of the Newark Road Church of Christ in Mount Vernon.

Thelma is survived by her sister, Garnet Brown of Danville; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Skivers; sister, Opal Mizer; and brothers, Charles Horton and James Horton.

There will be no calling hours. Graveside funeral services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Central Ohio Diabetes Association, 1100 Dennison Ave., Columbus, OH 43201. To send an online condolence to the family, visit

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to have been chosen to serve the family of Thelma P. Skivers.



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