Julie Jeanette Skipper, 78, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Prince George Healthcare Center.
A visitation will be held on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 5-7PM at Graham Funeral Home.
Born on December 1, 1939 in Conway, SC, she was a daughter of the late Alton Thomas Skipper and Katie Eugenia Richardson Skipper.
Ms. Skipper was a Winyah High School Graduate and a graduate of the Medical College of Nursing (now MUSC). She served in the United States Air Force as a nurse and a nurse practitioner and completed three tours of duty in Vietnam. After retiring from the Air Force as a Lieutenant Colonel, Ms. Skipper completed her career as an operating room nurse with Georgetown Hospital System. She enjoyed reading, quilting, and traveling. She was a member of First Baptist Church.
Surviving are her sister, Kathy S. Ogburn of Georgetown; a special niece, Kimberly Ogburn Edwards (Michael) of Georgetown; a special nephew, Christopher A. Skipper (Amy) of Mount Pleasant; three great nephews, Jameson Edwards, Alec Skipper, and Zach Skipper; two great nieces, Kaitlyn Edwards and Graceyn Skipper.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Johnny A. Skipper, and a brother-in-law, Gary P. Ogburn.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to VFW Memorial Wall at Georgetown County Veterans Memorial 715 Church Street, Georgetown, SC 29440.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.grahamfuneralhome.org. Arrangements by Graham Funeral Home (843) 527-4419.