Linda Skates
By Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home
Jan 6, 2017
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Bonham, Texas -- Graveside services for Linda Skates, 68, of Ravenna, Texas will be at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, January 9, 2017 at Georgia Cemetery. Bro. Ricky Granstaff will officiate. Mrs. Skates passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017 at Texoma Medical Center in Denison, TX.

Linda Bernice (Zinck) Skates was born in Dallam, Texas to Buford and Cleo (Kennan) Zinck. She married Bobby Aaron Skates on December 19, 1988 in Ft. Worth, Texas. Linda worked in the food industry with KFC and is of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by husband, Bobby Skates, daughter, Bessie McDowell; son, William McDowell; grandsons, Timothy McDowell and Jacob Wingrove; granddaughter, Harley McDowell, sister, Sharon Zinck, and brother, Mitchell Zinck. She is preceded in death by her parents, and infant brother.

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