Lois Marie Hodges Skaggs

Lois Marie Hodges Skaggs

Graveside services for Lois Marie Hodges Skaggs, 98, of Hermleigh, will be held at 4 p.m., Saturday, February 20, at the Hillside Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Bell-Cybert-Seale Funeral Home of Snyder.

She passed away February 18, 2021, at Cogdell Memorial Hospital, under the care of Hospice.

Lois was born March 2, 1922, in Fisher County, Texas, to Carroll Hodges and Jennie Hattox Hodges.

She married George Edward ‘Bud’ Skaggs December 18, 1939, in Littlefield, making their home in DeLeon before moving to Morton in 1944.

A resident of Snyder since 1969, and the Hermleigh community since 2005, Lois worked for a few companies in Snyder but worked last for Cogdell Memorial Hospital and retiring from Cogdell Memorial Hospital.

Lois was a member of First Baptist Church of Hermleigh.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Carroll and Jennie Hodges; her husband, Bud Skaggs in 2001; a grandson, Robby Davenport in 1993; a son-in-law, Melvin Davenport in 2005; one sister, I.V. Hodges Callis; and five brothers: Eulon Hodges, Jasper Hodges, Vernor Dee ‘Buck’ Hodges, Floyd Hodges and Waylon Hodges.

Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law: Linda Davenport of Hermleigh and Juanice and Troy Tyson of Levelland; three grandchildren: Shellie Phillips, Marni Tyson Roberson and Toby Tyson; 10 great-grandchildren: Alisa Ford Mayle, LaRae Ford, Joe Dan Davenport, Dustin Davenport, Brandon Davenport, Alec Roberson, Coleman Roberson, Avery Roberson, Madison Roberson and Teagan Tyson; 10 great-great-grandchildren: Brittany Martin, Chelsea Hawkins, Sierra Mayle, Sereena Mayle, Zoey Mayle, Audry Chavez, Trae Chavez III, Talan Davenport, Keagan Davenport, and Masyn Davenport; and one great-great-great-granddaughter, Amani Romero.

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