Mrs. Eleanor Jean Skidmore, 52, a resident of Triplett Road, Kerens, departed this life Monday Nov. 4, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, following a period of declining health.
She was born Dec. 23, 1960, at Elkins, a daughter of the late Elmer M. Skidmore and Margaret E. (Guire) Skidmore who survives.
She is survived by two children, Joey Ware and wife, Jesse, of Belington; and Jennifer Ware of Kerens; and former husband Teddy Ware of Belington; one sister, Elizabeth Pritt and husband, Donnie, of Beverly; and one brother Michael Skidmore of Cincinnati. She also is survived by one grandchild, Teddy Ware III, and one nephew, Dakota Pritt of Beverly.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by two infant daughters.
Mrs. Skidmore graduated from Elkins High School and D&E College with a degree in psychology. She was lastly employed by Application Mental Health as a case worker. She enjoyed volunteering her time working on genealogy. She also loved working in her flower garden and doing crossword puzzles. She was a Christian by faith.
Friends will be received at the Talbott Funeral Home in Belington from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, and again on Friday from 8 to 11 a.m., the funeral hour when final rites will be conducted from the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in the Trinity Cemetery near Belington. The Talbott Funeral Home in Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Eleanor Jean Skidmore. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.talbottfuneralhome.