Mavis Skaggs

Obituary of Mavis June Skaggs

Mavis June Skaggs, 73, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2020. She was born September 8, 1947 to Herman and Lena (Foster) Hodge. Mavis married Jimmy Skaggs. He preceded her in death. Mavis enjoyed fishing at Bob’s Lake. She liked yard work and her dog, Precious. She spent most of her life at the Evangelistic Temple where she was a member of the choir. She was also preceded in death by daughter, Sharon K. Ruark; sister, Anna Taylor; brothers, Bud and Marvin Hodge. Survivors include son, Charles Ellis Jr. (Denise)of St. Joseph, Missouri; Darrin Ellis of St. Joseph, Missouri; Annetta Ellis (Terry) of St. Joseph, Missouri; granddaughters Sandy Ellis, Tasha Ellis (Dennis); brother, Herman E. “Gene” Hodge (Betty); and numerous extended family and friends. Cremation Services under the direction of Simplify Cremations & Funerals. Obituary and online guestbook at
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