Grace Skates

Grace Skates, 87, of Chattanooga passed away peacefully at Parkridge Medical Center on Friday, Dec., 13, 2002.

Grace was a well-loved and respected lady who will be dearly missed by all that knew her.  Grace was a great lady who loved, and cared for everyone. We have been graced with her loving spirit for 87 years.  To have known her is a true blessing.  She was a  good Christian  woman, a wonderful mother and a beloved wife.  Grace was a member of Mountain Creek Church of Christ.

 She was preceded in death by her husband Roland Glenn Skates; three daughters, Drusilla Coffman, Dianna and Doris Slatton; her father Robert Owen; her mother Della Tanner Owen; two sisters Martha Jo Parks and Rhea Sarrett; two brothers Frank and Howard Owen.

She is survived by her son, Donald Slatton, Birmington, Ala.; two grandchildren; and one great-grand-child.

There will be a grave side service on Monday, Dec., 16, 2002, at 10 a.m. at Chattanooga National Cemetery located on Holtzclaw Avenue.


Submitted by Robert Tanner