Arlene Skinner, 85, Brookfield, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Pershing Memorial Hospital, Brookfield.
Visitation began at 1 p.m. today, Feb. 25, 2013, at Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home, Brookfield, with the family receiving friends from 6 p.m. until service time at 7 p.m. There will be a private family burial.
Memorials to First Christian Church may be left at or mailed to the funeral home at P.O. Box 496, Brookfield, Mo. 64628.
Edythe Arlene was born May 26, 1927, in Logan, Iowa, daughter of Harry and Elzina (Dow) Longman.
Arlene had worked for Montgomery Ward, Chillicothe, and was later manager of Montgomery Ward, Brookfield, until it closed. She also worked at Tres Jolie, Brookfield, for many years. She was a member of First Christian Church, Brookfield, for over 40 years where she was a member of CWF and had served as Deacon.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis and Roberta Skinner, and Michael and Julie Skinner, all of Lebanon; four grandchildren, Christine Regan, Aaron Skinner, Amy Anderson and Clay Skinner; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Wanita Patton; and one brother, Frank Longman.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one great-grandson, Charles Anderson; one brother, Willis Longman; and one sister, Beulah Roeser.