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Joe T Skaggs

April 29, 1933 — July 12, 2020

Joe T. Skaggs, 87 of Paragould died Sunday at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. He was born April 29, 1933, in Greene County to Daniel and Myrl Skaggs. He was a retired Southern Baptist preacher pastoring churches in Greene County and Izard County for many years. He was also retired from Emerson Electric. He was a member of East Side Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; 3 children, Adrian, Bobby and DeVonda; siblings, Bill, Alvin, Burl, Marie, Berniece and Geraldine.

Survivors include his wife, Elaine Skaggs; 2 daughters, Carrie (Wade) Hamilton and Kristen (Wayne) Eaton; 3 grandchildren, Steven (Mattie) Hamilton, Adrianna Hamilton and Tyler Eaton; several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be his Men's Sunday School Class.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 9:00-10:00 at Heath Funeral Home Graveside services will follow at 10:30 A.M. at Fairview Cemetery with Rev. Packy Magel officiating.

Memorial may be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.

Online tributes to www.heathfuneralhome.com.

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