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Dorothy Jean Skaggs

February 17, 1921 — October 2, 2023

Dorothy Jean Skaggs, age 102, of Fairborn, OH went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 2, 2023.  She was born in London, Kentucky on February 17, 1921 to the late George and Susan Maupin Crawford.  She was married to her loving husband of seventy-three years, Donald Skaggs, until they were parted by his death on January 8, 2016. 


Dorothy worked at Rike’s Department Store, along with her sister, Effie, during World War II.  She spent the rest of her life being a devoted housewife, supporter of her husband and caring for their two children, Donald and Jeffrey.  Her favorite pastime was playing the piano. 


She was a devoted servant of her Lord Jesus and a longtime member at Fairborn First Baptist Church.  She will be dearly missed by all who loved her. 


She leaves to honor her memory— her two sons, Donald Skaggs (Shirley) and Jeffrey Skaggs; grandchildren, Donald “Trey” Skaggs (Joanne), Brian Skaggs, Kellie Meeks (Brian) and Joshua Skaggs, eleven great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and extended family members.  Besides her husband and parents, she was also preceded in death by her sisters, Cecil, Gertrude, Adelade and Effie; brothers, Delbert, Harry and George and a great-granddaughter, Madison. 


In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions to be made to:  First Baptist Church, 1167 Highview Drive, Fairborn, OH  45324.



12—1:45 PM CST, Thursday, October 5, 2023

Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel



2 PM CST, Thursday, October 5, 2023

Pleasant Union Church Cemetery, Brownsville, KY 




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Thursday, October 5, 2023

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Thursday, October 5, 2023

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