Monya S. Skidmore, 77, died in the early hours of Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at her home in Denton, Texas.
An informal gathering will be held at her home on Friday, June 20, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Please contact Mulkey Mason Funeral Home, 940-382-6622, for more information.
Mrs. Skidmore was born November 19, 1936, in Surrey, England, to Harold and Ivy Speed.
After serving in the Royal Air Force in her early adult years, she married (then) TSgt. Hollis Skidmore, USAF, on June 16, 1956, in Warlingham, England. Monya proudly became an American citizen in 1964, and in her later years assisted in disaster recovery around the country with the American Red Cross as a Family Services Coordinator from 1990 to her retirement in 2004.
Monya's loved ones include her daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Steven Gailes of Denton; her son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Carolyn Skidmore of Pflugerville; granddaughters Lelah De Los Santos, Jessica Skidmore, and Sarah Wrenn; along with a host of extended family members and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Red Cross are encouraged.