9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, November 7, 2019 at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln
11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home
Vivian I. Skelton, 85, of Atlanta
passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2019 in her
Vivian was born on February 26. 1934 in Menard
County, the daughter of Samuel and Lottie (Whiteman)
Banister. She married James S. Skelton on November
30, 1958 in Menard County. He preceded her in death
on September 11, 1988.
Vivian is survived by her children, James (Anita)
Skelton, Jerry Skelton, Connie Haney, Christine
(Roger) Shaub, and Charlotte (James) Jones; her 11
grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and her 8
Vivian was preceded in death by her
parents, two brothers, Vernon and Charles Banister;
and her five sisters, Evelyn Ware, Deloris Armour,
Phyllis Deavers, Kathleen Voyles, and Darlene Tibbs.
Vivian worked for the Stetson China
Factory and the bottle factory. She was also a
member of Church of God in Lincoln.
Services for Vivian will be held at 11:00am on
Thursday, November 7, 2019 at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln.
Visitation will take place two hours prior to the
service (9:00-11:00am) also at the funeral home.
Burial will follow the services at Lucas Chapel
Memorial donations may be made in Vivianís name to
the donorís choice.
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