Elsie R. Skelton, 98, of Princeton, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Gibson General Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility in Princeton.

She was born May 7, 1915 in Coe, to Elbert and Effie (Johnson) Ross.

She had worked for the Hansen Corporation and at Holiday Home in Evansville. She attended services at First General Baptist Church in Princeton and was a member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary #1147. 

She is survived by daughter Elaine Stewart of Owensville; four grandchildren: Mark (Sandy) Boling, Joanne DeKemper (Tim Nelson), Michele Wilhite (Eric Donnelly) and Kristina (Estie) Harper; nine great grandchildren; nine great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bruce Skelton in 1984, granddaughter Dawnell Seay, two great grandchildren David Boling and Timothy Seay, and brother Harlan Ross.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Dr. Gene Siverly officiating. Burial will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery in Princeton.

Visitation will be from noon until 3 p.m. on Tuesday at the Colvin Funeral Home.