Brenda Sue Skidmore, 72, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 12:37 P.M. July 23, 2019 at her residence. She was born January 8, 1947 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late Albert D. and Ethel O. (Rhynes) Skidmore.
Brenda is survived by her brother, Jerry Skidmore and wife, Shirley of Mount Vernon; and nephews, Johnnie Skidmore and wife, Brenda Kay, Devan Harris and wife, Reta, and James A. Skidmore, all of Mount Vernon.
In addition to her parents, Brenda was preceded in death by her grandparents; brother, James R. Skidmore; sister-in-law, Olympia Skidmore; and aunt and uncle, Nellie and James T. Dial.
Brenda was a longtime member of the United Methodist Church in Dix, Illinois. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Brenda was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.
A Graveside Service will be held Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 10:30 A.M. at Bethel Memorial Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Pastor Sandra Mauer officiating. Interment will follow.