Marilyn Jane Skinner, age 68, passed away in her home in the early hours of December 4, 2022. She was courageous and inspiring in her nearly ten-month battle with cancer. Marilyn was born on December 22, 1953, in Nevada, MO.
She grew up in Metz, MO with her parents and three sisters. She was a tomboy as a child and enjoyed playing basketball as a teenager. She always had a passion for horses as well as horror and science fiction movies.
Marilyn was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and any role she occupied in someone’s life. She loved big and would go out of her way to spoil her loved ones. She made her family a top priority and did her best to attend all events over the years.
Marilyn met her husband Lewis Skinner in October of 1991. They fell in love quickly and were married on March 19, 1992. They were happily married for 30 beautiful years.
Marilyn is lovingly remembered by her husband Lewis Skinner of Claremore, OK; her children Patti (husband Brent) of Claremore, OK, Paul (wife Philana) of Richards, MO, and Clyda (husband Derek) of Bristow, OK; her grandchildren BJ of Claremore, OK, Todd (wife Megan) of Oologah, OK, Lynerica (Will) of Butler, MO, Waylon (wife Hayley) of Owasso, OK, Ravyn (Ethan) of Sapulpa, OK, Colt of Rich Hill, MO, Giles (wife Kelsey) of Beaufort, SC, Destinee of Altus, OK, Jeanette of Rich Hill, MO, Shelby of Sapulpa, OK, Cheyenne of Stockton, MO, Cayleb of Bristow, OK, Haylyn of Richards, MO, Jaycob of Bristow, OK, and Hack of Richards, MO; her great grandchildren Jaden, Kaylee, Remi, Brantley, Hudson, Journey, Kaison, Mila, Kinsley, Milo, and Wyatt; her sisters Jeanie (husband Presley) of Rich Hill, MO, Judy (husband Jim) of Rich Hill, MO, and Janet (husband Trent) of Rich Hill, MO; and her numerous nieces and nephews as well as other family and friends.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents Clyde & Norma Hawks, cousin Diane Isaacson, and her great grandson Hudson Whorton.