August 25, 1938 - August 11, 2019
Ethel Yvonne Lester Goode Skidmore, 80, of Bud, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Wyoming Nursing and Rehab, New Richmond. Born August 25, 1938, at Spiders Creek, she was the daughter of the late Ezra Elva and Linda Jane (Belcher) Lester. Ethel was a homemaker and in her leisure she enjoyed gardening, tending to her flowers, singing, yodeling, and spending time with her family. When her health permitted she attended the Solid Rock Worship Center and the Bud Alpoca Church of God. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her first husband, Walter Lee Goode; her second husband, Roy Skidmore; one daughter, Joyce Louise Goode; grandson, Earrie Lee Goode, Jr.; and her siblings, Alice Whitt, Roy Elva Lester, Lonnie Lester, SR., and Earl Enoch Lester. Those left to cherish her memory include her three daughters, Nelly Jane DeHart and her husband, Dale, Ruth Ann Goode, and Nancy Catherine Goode; four sons, Earrie Lee Goode and his wife, Rose, Timothy Ray Goode and his companion, Phyllis Whitt, Ezra James Goode and his wife, Connie, and Roy Henry Goode; five sisters, Willa Mae Lester, Mary Burks, Betty McKinney, Pauline Miller, and Charlene Hensley; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be 1:00 P.M. Friday, August 16, 2019 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens with Rev. Mickey Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in the Leonard Goode Memorial Cemetery, Bud Mtn. Friends may call one hour prior to services Friday at the funeral home. For those considering an expression of sympathy, the family requests contributions be made to help defray unexpected expenses to Tankersley Funeral Home 102 Moran Avenue Mullens, WV 25882. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tankersleyfh.com. The family of Ethel Y. Lester Goode Skidmore is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.
Ethel Yvonne Lester Goode Skidmore, 80, of Bud, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Wyoming Nursing and Rehab, New Richmond. Born August 25, 1938, at Spiders Creek, she was the daughter of the late Ezra Elva and Linda Jane (Belcher) Lester. Ethel... View Obituary & Service Information
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