1956, Paul Skidmore
Paul Skidmore Funeral services for. Paul Skidmore, Idabel, Okla., who died at St. Joseph's Hospital at 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday ^morning at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home Chapel, with interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas. The Paris service will be conducted by the Rev. John Shuler, pastor of First Methodist Church. In charge of the committal service at 3 p.m. in Dallas will be the Rev. Charles Fike, pastor of Oak Lawn Methodist Church, Dallas, in which Mr. Skidmore had his membership. Mr. Skidmore was born January 2, 1893, in Biardstown, Tex., and reared there. He was the son of the late W. H. and Mary Elizabeth (Lindsay) Skidmore. He and his family had lived in Dallas until May of this year, when they moved to Idabel. In January o£ this year, he retired from his work as supervisor of the maintenance department of Ford Motor Company assembly, plant in Dallas,' where he had been employed for 31 years. He was a member of John G. Slayter Masonic Lodge, No. 1198, Dallas. He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Moseley, whom he married July 8, 1953, in Dallas; these children by a former marriage: Mrs. William D. Reaves, Jr., Houston, Mrs. Sam B. Hunter, Ft. Worth, and James Wallace Skidmore, Dallas; three sisters, Mrs. Lucille Spann, Washington, D.C., who is secretary to Congressman Wright Patman, Mrs. Millsap Gunn, Paris, and Mrs. H. H. Moomaw, Dallas; one brother, Roger Skidmore, Paris; and four grandchildren.