HARRIS, Billie Skinner,95 of Mechanicsville, beloved mother and loving wife went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, October 16th 2020. Billie was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 55 years Jesse Skinner Jr., her parents Lottie and Hollis Cole, sister Ann Okamoto, brother Tom Cole and daughter-in-law Ellen Lemons. She is survived by her husband Wortley Harris, her sister Joan Salmon, her four children Linda (Bill) Cumby, Jesse Skinner III (Lynne), Susan (G.L.) Blackburn, Melody Skinner Edwards, her step-sons Tim (Pam) Harris and David (Gloria) Harris. She was known as Gran Gran to her 14 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren and loved by her family, friends and church family of Shalom Baptist Church. A long time member of Black Creek Baptist Church and Shalom Baptist Church, she loved singing in the choir and was a member of the Sweet Adelines chorus group. She dearly loved her family, friends and pets. Her early years were spent mothering, sewing, traveling, camping, gardening, canning and singing and her later years were filled with spending time with family, playing cards and listening to her favorite music. She lived a rich and full life and was loved by many. A Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from 5pm-7pm at Monaghan Funeral Home 7300 Creighton Parkway, Mechanicsville, VA 23111. A Funeral service and Interment will be at 11am on Wednesday October 21, 2020 at Black Creek Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Shalom Baptist Church in Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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