Josephine (Genton) Skinnell

January 26, 1944 ~ November 21, 2019 (age 75)


Josephine Genton Skinnell, age 75 of York SC died November 21, 2019, at Piedmont Medical Center, Rock Hill, SC.

Mrs. Skinnell was born January 26, 1944 in Cincinnati, OH to the late Stanley and Elsie Cassell Genton. She was retired from Ashland Chemical Co. Charlotte, NC. Mrs. Skinnell was the longtime Secretary and first female President of Clover Optimist Club. She was a preschool teacher at Allison Creek Presbyterian Church and taught “Godly Play” at First United Methodist Church in Clover.  She was preceded in death by her son Raymond Penn Skinnell.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years Ashby Penn Skinnell, daughters Kathy S. Collins of Chester, SC, Debbie Skinnell of York, SC and Corrie S. Lovell (Kelly) of Rock Hill, SC; twenty-two brothers and sisters, seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 2 PM, Monday, November 25, 2019, at Clover First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Alex Stevenson officiating.  Interment will be in Lakeview Memory Gardens, York.   The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 PM, Sunday at M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, Clover.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist, 124 Bethel St., Clover, SC 29710 or Clover Optimist Club, PO Box 199, Clover, SC 29710.



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November 24, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
M L Ford & Sons Funeral Home
209 N Main Street
Clover, SC 29710

Funeral Service
November 25, 2019

2:00 PM
First United Methodist Church
124 Bethel Street
Clover, SC 29710


First United Methodist
124 Bethel Street, Clover SC 29710

Clover Optimist Club
P. O. Box 199, Clover SC 29710

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