Mt. Vernon Register-News

February 25, 2013

Skidmores celebrate birthdays in February



Nellie and Paul Skidmore will celebrate their 90th and 93rd birthday during the month of February.

On Dec. 31, 2012, Nellie Skidmore celebrated 90 years. Såçhe is the daughter of Pleas Spann and Ora Spann of Sesser.

On Feb. 23, Paul Skidmore will celebrate his 93rd birthday. He is the son of George and Lora Skidmore of Jefferson County.

Paul Skidmore is a World War II veteran and was recently honored as one of the World War II veterans at the Mt. Vernon åAirport.

They are the parents of three children, Gary Skidmore (Karen) of North Carolina, Pauletta Zellers (Glenn) of Dahlgren and Theresa Skimore of Indiana. They are the grandparents of seven, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Paul and Nellie will celebrate their birthdays with their children and grandchildren on Paul's birthday, Feb. 23.

On April 7, Paul and Nellie Skidmore will celebrate their 73rd wedding anniversary.