Dallas Lorraine (Peck) Skelton, 74, of Elberfeld, IN, passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2011, at her home.


Dallas was born May 19, 1937 to the late William U. and Laurena Gerhardt Peck in Evansville.

She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ and attended
North Friendship General Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a former member of the Kiwanis Club, she held offices in these organizations. Dallas also was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Uhl Society, and Cat's Meow. Dallas graduated from Elberfeld High School where she attended all twelve years of schooling. She retired from the Elberfeld State Bank in 2002 after 41 years.

Dallas enjoyed traveling, camping, antiquing, volunteering, and helping others until the freak accident in April 2009.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Darrell Ray, on January 25, 1996; infant brother, Ronald Curtis Peck; sisters, Dorothy Lee Peck Thene and Chalotte E. Peck Flowers.

Dallas is survived by her son, Curtis Ray and daughter-in-law, Janet (Meny) Skelton; granddaughter, Harlee Marie Skelton; grandson, Shelby Lee Skelton; sister, Betty Jean Browning Reed; brother-in-law, Terry G. Flowers; special cousin/sister, Patricia Arend; cousins; nieces; nephews; great nieces and nephews; and a very special friend, Rosemary Parcell. The family would like to thank all of the family, friends, and church members for their unending help and support.

Services will be held at
10 AM Saturday, October 8, 2011 at Alexander North Chapel, officiated by Rev. Johnny Hibbs with burial at Providence Cemetery in Somerville, IN.


Friends may visit Friday from 3:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home and on Saturday from 9:00 AM until service time.