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Mary Skains

Mary Ellen Skains (Parker)

Monday, July 10th, 1944 - Friday, September 13th, 2019
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Mrs. Mary Ellen Parker Skains, age 75, entered eternal rest on Friday, September 13, 2019 in Boyce, Louisiana, surrounded by her loving family.

A Celebration of Life for Mrs. Skains will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 in the Chapel of Gallagher Funeral Home, Ball, Louisiana at 2:00 p.m. with Joe Arnold officiating. Friends may visit on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Mrs. Skains was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was a member of Parkview Baptist Church in Alexandria and enjoyed gardening, bird watching, and cooking. She also retired from the Alexandria Police Department after 20 years of service. Mrs. Skains will forever be missed by those that loved and knew her.

Mrs. Skains was preceded in death by her husband of 24 years B.G. Skains and mother, Maxine Parker.

Those left to cherish her memory include her sons, Brian McDougal (Chauncy) of Alexandria and Scott McDougal (Sarah) of Kincaid area; daughter, Patty Carlock of Kincaid area; 4 grandchildren, Emilly Chandler (Nick), Brittany McDougal, Kary Shelton (James), and Trysten Gaige McDougal; 3 great-grandchildren; Colton Chandler, Dalton Chandler, and Kenna Shelton; brothers, Jimmy Parker (Sherry) of Florida and Tommy Parker of Virginia; and sisters, Patty Hay of Alexandria and Deanna Arnold (Tom) of Alexandria.
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Alan E McBride, APD Lt, Ret’d

Posted at 09:16pm
Miss Mary Ellen was always a reliable smile & kind word @ APD & I count myself as fortunate to have made acquaintance w/Her many years ago...
She will most definitely be remembered very fondly for the kindness & friendship extended during the time I was around Her...

Delicious Burks and Family

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We love all of you. Aunt Ellen was a very special woman. She will be deeply missed.
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We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. May God give her eternal rest and your family the strength to bear the pain of her loss.
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