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Jackie J. Skeens

April 10, 1955 - January 21, 2023

Of the Baptist faith, Jackie J. Skeens, 67, of Mt. Carmel, TN, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 21, 2023.

Born in Dante, Virginia, to Frank and Ethel Skeens, Jackie grew up in Scott County. He became a drywall contractor. He met the love of his life, Sheila Skeens, and the couple raised five children.

In addition to his parents, Jackie is preceded in death by his brothers, Bernard Skeens, Ernie Skeens, Leonard Skeens, Donald Skeens, Mitchell Skeens; daughter, Misty Lanum; nephew, Keith Skeens.

Jackie is survived by Sheila Skeens; children, Amy, Allyssa, Cenie Ward, Bo Ward; brother, Bobby (Sis) Skeens; sisters, Ruth (Larry) Mullenix, Mary (Dwain) Hittinger; sister-in-law, Sherry Skeens; Frank Alfred (Linda) Skeens; several grandchildren; multiple nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 PM on Thursday, January 26, 2023, at Trinity Memorial Centers, 1221 Stewball Circle, Kingsport, TN 37660.  Reverend Ray Bledsoe will be officiating.

Trinity Memorial Centers Funeral Home (423-723-8177) is honored to serve the Skeens family.