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Heather Skelton

Heather Skelton

Tuesday, April 19th, 1966 - Friday, May 15th, 2020
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Obituary

Heather Bassett Skelton (Cuz), President of Image Marketing, and resident of Hartwell, GA died peacefully in her home on May 15, 2020 at the age of 54.

Heather is survived by her husband, Steven Skelton, her sons Sidney and Blake Skelton; her parents Tom Doyle and Dorothy Brindley; her sisters Heather Subleski and Courtney Doyle, Ellyn Verser and Tracey Mathews; her stepsisters Stacey Matsche, Justine McCrory and sister-in-law Melanie Almond; and a large extended family.

Heather was born in New York on April 19, 1966. She graduated from Auburn University in 1988 with a degree in Business Administration. She played basketball for Auburn as #22 and won the SEC Championship with her team in 1986. In 1987and 1988 she and her teammates played in the NCAA Basketball Division I Women’s Championship.

Heather married Steven Skelton in 2003. On January 24, 2004 they welcomed their son Blake, who along with Sidney, were the most important parts of her life.

Heather was a devoted mother. She loved ALL things Auburn, snow skiing with her family, playing one-on-one basketball with her boys, going to her sons’ basketball and football games. She had a gift for befriending all whom she worked with and met in life. Heather was the ultimate story teller and could bring laughter to a room with little effort. She was a bright light in a sometimes difficult world. She will be remembered for her magnetic personality and best mother ever!

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at Coile and Hall Funeral Directors on Tuesday, May 19 at 11:30 AM.

*Please note that social distancing will be observed.

Coile and Hall Funeral Directors and Cremations, 333 E. Johnson Street in Hartwell will be serving the Skelton family.

To sign the online guest registry visit www.coileandhallfd.com
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Kathy Obrien

Posted at 01:25pm
Steven so sorry to hear about Heather if their is anything i can do just let me know.
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Teresa Shirley

Posted at 05:23pm
Steven: our sympathy to you and yours in the loss of your wife. May the Good Lord comfort and sustain you is our prayer. Teresa and Mike Shirley, Bowersville.
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Rock and Teresa Wilson

Posted at 09:37pm
Steven, Blake and Sydney- Heather was such a wonderful person, friend and girlfriend to me for two years at Auburn. There are lasting memories that we share and she will be greatly missed by all. Two things I know for sure is Heather was proud of her family and she is waiting on us in Heaven! God Bless and War Eagle!!
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Carie O'Quinn and The Foundation of FirstHealth

Posted at 11:35am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Heather was a shining light and pure soul - her desire to achieve greatness in all she did - will live on!
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The Morris and Mathis families

Posted at 06:38pm
Know that we are holding your families in our hearts and honor the memory of Heather. We are grateful for all the years we had together in Tucker.
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