It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved mother, Claudia Mae Skittlethorp. She was welcome into the arms of the Lord on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019, after 94 years of a blessed and fulfilled life.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory her son, Frank E. Phelps, and his wife, Risa; stepdaughters, Ruby Hooks, Mary Sweet and Jannie Herman; four grandchildren, David Phelps, Brian Hooks, Kimberly Maunz, and Lisa Brown; and four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
A tribute to her life will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 30, at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home, 601 N. Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach. The fulfillment of her final wishes of a private service for entombment beside her deceased, loving husband, William R. Skittlethorp, will follow in the Chapel of Serenity.
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