POTEAU – Funeral service for Linda (Adams) Skinner, 75 of Poteau is 10 a.m. Friday at First Free Will Baptist Church in Poteau with Jim Cook, Cory Thompson, and Brad Hill officiating. Burial will follow at Ellis Chapel Cemetery in Wister, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home of Poteau.She was born Feb. 8, 1947 in Poteau to Beatrice (Bell) Rice and Leon Rice and passed away Sept. 21, 2022 in Poteau.
She was married to Garry Skinner Dec. 25, 2004 in Howe.
Survivors include husband, Garry Skinner; daughter Kristi Hill and husband Brad; son Kevin Adams and wife Becky; adopted son Gary Hecht and wife Donna; stepsons Chris Skinner and Curtis Skinner; grandchildren Shelbey and Chad Jackson, Brooklynn Adams, Brenna Adams, Chloe Hecht, Zoey Hecht, Christian Price, Kylee Skinner, Maddie Skinner and Brielle Skinner.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Don Adams; brother, Jerry Rice and wife Margie; sister-in-law, Betty Adams; brother-in-law, George Maynor; mother-in-law, Ann Witt; and father-in-law, Jay Adams.
Pallbearers are David Stone, Robert Lewis Gutierrez, Chad Jackson, Nick Henson, Brent Henson and Michael Ritter.
Honorary pallbearers are Brian Maynor, Doug Martinez, Jerrod Adams, Mike Seymour and Leo Ritter.
Viewing is Thursday from 6-8 p.m.