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LaRue Skaggs of Arlington


LaRue Skaggs, 93, of Arlington, passed away Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 in Arlington.

LaRue Skaggs

LaRue Skaggs

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 at the Newport Cemetery in Jack County with Mr. Bill Skaggs officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Henrietta.

Mrs. Skaggs was born March 9, 1920 in Post Oak to William Lawrence and Cuba Lee (Walker) Powers. She Married Buck Skaggs in 1939 in Oklahoma City, Okla. She was a homemaker and a member of the Harmony Baptist Church in Arlington.

Mrs. Skaggs is preceded in death by her husband, Buck Skaggs; one brother, Durward Powers and sister-in-law Mildred Powers; and many other family members.

Survivors include one daughter, Cuba Adams of Arlington; one son, Bill and wife LaRue (McCray) Skaggs of Tyler; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family will be at Davis Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9.

Memorials can be made to the Dylan Foundation for Autism at dylanfoundation.org; or to the Newport Cemetery Association, 21185 S.H. 59, Bowie, Texas 76230.


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