Kerry Workman

Kerry Dean Skaggs Workman, age 40, of Smoot, went to be with her Lord Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at the Peyton Hospice House in Lewisburg.

Born November 18, 1976, in Summerville, she was a daughter of Jewell Neff Skaggs, of Poe, and the late Lloyd Dean Skaggs.

Kerry was a 1995 graduate of Nicholas County High School. She was a Methodist Pastor, serving churches in Greenbrier, Pocahontas and Nicholas counties.

She obtained an Associate’s Degree from New River Community and Technical College, and was near completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work.

Kerry loved gardening, music and literature. She was friendly to everyone she knew, loved the elderly, never met a stranger and was willing to help those in need.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her children, Deana, Josh and Ressa, all of Smoot; a sister, Tina Lucas, and husband, Greg, of Gilboa; brothers, James Skaggs, and wife, Heidi, of Poe, and Zach Skaggs, and wife, Miranda, of Corpus Christi, Texas; nephews and nieces, Jesse, Madi, Sydney, and husband, Travis, Jakob, Nathaniel, McKenzie, Aubrey and Jeremiah; her former husband, and loving father of her children, Lance Workman; a special uncle and aunt, Chris and Blondie Neff; cousin and special friend, Jeff Neff; life-long best friend, Robin Ellison; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Funeral service was held May 6 at Bethel United Methodist Church at Poe with Rev. Mark Flynn officiating.

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