DONALD LEE SKINNER, SR., DURANT, MS

Donald Lee Skinner, Sr., 56, of Durant passed away Sunday, December 18, 2011, at UMMC in Jackson.  He was born in Simpson County on March 19, 1955, a son of the late Lea Mae (Smith) and Barney Skinner.  He is survived by: his wife, Betty (Howell) Skinner; two sons, Donald Skinner, Jr.  and Chase Dakota Skinner; a daughter, Christy (Roger) McCrory; and three grandchildren.  Donald is also survived by four brothers, Pete Skinner, Roger Skinner, Bob Skinner, and Jim Skinner; two sisters, Bonnie Hemby and Jean Skinner. Graveside services will be at Oak Grove Cemetery, Mendenhall at 10:00 am on Wednesday, December 21, 2011, with Rev. Marcus Burnham officiating.