Kathleen R. Skiles
Kathleen Rose Skiles, 75, of Olive Branch, Miss., passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at her home. Mrs. Skiles was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Rose Ramos Martinez; two sisters, Margie Petty and Doris Wood; and brother-in-law, Charles Skiles. She is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, David Skiles; two sons, Jon Skiles, of Franklin, Tenn., and Todd Skiles, of Olive Branch, Miss.; four grandchildren, Sara Skiles, of Washington, D.C., Kelli Skiles, of Germantown, Tenn., and Gibson Skiles and Gilder Skiles, both of Olive Branch, Miss. She is also survived by her siblings, Linda Glover and June Martinez of Oklahoma, Willie Martinez, Diz Martinez, Otto Martinez, and Jerry Martinez of Oklahoma, Nino Martinez and Eddie Martinez, of California; as well as her brother-in-law, Bill Skiles; and her sister-in-law, Lavada Straughn, of Pennsylvania; and many other beloved family members. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at BRANTLEY FUNERAL HOME, 6875 Cockrum St., Olive Branch, where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. Interment will take place in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Kathleen requested that donations be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital by calling 1-800-822-6344, Memorial I.D. 10912844.
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