Visitation Information:

February 8th, 2019 at 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery and Crematory
2030 Memorial Park Road Gainesville, GA 30504

Service Information:

February 9th, 2019 at 11:00 AM
Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery and Crematory
2030 Memorial Park Road Gainesville, GA 30504

Mrs. Betty L Skelton, 86

Betty L. Skelton, 86, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at New Horizon’s Lanier Park following an extended illness.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2019 in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with Rev. Keith Allison, Rev. Lamar Purcell, Rev. Doug Forrester and Rev. Levi Nix officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, February 8, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Born on June 10, 1932 in Hoschton, she was the daughter of the late G.C and Viola Boggs Swancey. A faithful, dedicated wife and mother, she was a homemaker and a member of Temple Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Skelton is preceded in death by her daughter, Brenda Franklin.

Mrs. Skelton is survived by her husband of 68 years, Rev. Hoyt Skelton of Gainesville; son and daughter in law, Terry and Martha Skelton of Gainesville; daughters, Kathy Proto of Dawsonville, Sheryl Radford of Gainesville; 7 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; sister, Martha Crowe of Winder and a number of other relatives.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 is in charge of arrangements.

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Willene P. Thomas 2019-02-06 18:12:37
Dear Bro. Hoyt and family, I pray God will greatly comfort your hearts and give you grace and strength during these days and in the future. Betty was a wonderful friend and neighbor to us. She is now in Heaven with the Lord and her loved ones who have gone before her. Love to you all, Willene John 14, Psalm 23, Titus 2:13
Brenda L. Wilfred 2019-02-07 21:22:16
No one can prepare you for a loss; it comes like a swift wind. However, take comfort in knowing that Mrs. Skelton is now resting in the arms of our Lord. My deepest condolences with "tears" to you and your family.
Bill & Alicia Morris 2019-02-08 11:17:27
Bro. Hoyt we love you and Mrs. Betty and are praying for you and your family. We will miss her sweet smile every time we visit you in the future. I know she is rejoicing around the throne of our Lord as we grieve her leaving us. Can’t wait to see her again in Glory!
Katie Grizzle 2019-02-08 21:20:32
Dear bro hoyt I'm sorry to hear of the passing of Betty she was a very sweet loving lady I am praying for you and the family
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