Mary  Cannon-Skipper

Obituary of Mary Rebecca Cannon-Skipper

Mary Rebecca Cannon-Skipper was born unto Thomas and Marie Truluck Arnold of Chesnee, SC on September 9th, 1933. She stepped into Heaven’s gates on April 27nd, 2022.  Rebecca was an alumna of Limestone College and is a retired teacher of the Columbia, SC school system. She is predeceased by her sister, Elizabeth Marquis of Spartanburg, SC; her sister Alice Broome of Lyman, SC; and her sister Bernice Rizer of Ehrhardt, SC. She is predeceased by her beloved husband, Harold Cannon as well as Charles Lloyd Skipper.

Known as “Mama 2”, she is survived by her family Lynn and Terry Manning of Inman, SC; Dustin Manning of Inman, SC; Kacie Jackson, Jacob Jackson, and Emersyn Jackson of Grand Forks, ND.

Paster Sandy Stillinger will be officiating her going home ceremony as it will be graveside service only. Pallbearers will be Terry Manning, Dustin Manning, Kerry Stillinger, and Mark Gallagher.

The family would like to extend immense gratitude to her neighbors Mark and Mary Gallagher as well as Kerry and Sandy Stillinger.

In lieu of flowers, Rebecca’s wish is that donations be made to Shiloh United Methodist Church’s building fund at 546 Gardner’s Terrace Road, West Columbia SC, 29172.

Revelation 21:4 – and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. (KJV)


Graveside Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday, May 2, 2022
Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park
845 Leesburg Road
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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