Services: Have been held.
Mrs. Valda Lea Skeen, 91, of Bovina, a seamstress, died Sunday, June 1, 2003, at the Muleshoe Area Medical Center.
She was born on March 17, 1912, in Hedley, Texas, to Henry and Leah Grant Forgerson.
She moved from Texas to Texico where she attended school. She married William Clay Skeen and moved to Clovis. She later moved to Bovina to be with her daughter after her husband’s death. She was a member Church of the Brethren in Clovis.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, Clarence and Herbert; and a sister, Beatrice.
She is survived by a daughter, Marie Ward of Bovina; a sister, Lucille Feigenshuh of Pico Rivera, Calif.; a granddaughter, Kay Smyth of Olton, Texas; two grandsons, Jerry and Ronnie Ward, both of Clovis; eight great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Burial will be at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens in Clovis.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and great-grandsons.
Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis.