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Cynthia Inez Brown Skidmore
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1923
Washington County
Georgia, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 2008
Wake County
North Carolina, USA

CYNTHIA B. SKIDMORE: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) - November 9, 2008

CYNTHIA B. SKIDMORE, 750 Washington Street, Raleigh, Nov. 8. Arrangements by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, St. Mary's Street.

Edition: Final
Page: B9
Copyright (c) 2008 The News and Observer
Cynthia Brown Skidmore: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) - November 9, 2008
Deceased Name: Cynthia Brown Skidmore

RALEIGH -- Cynthia Brown Skidmore, of 750 Washington St., Raleigh, died November 8, 2008.

She was born on March 7, 1923, in Warthen, GA., the daughter of the late Linton Jodie Brown and the late Bertha Locklin Brown.

She was a graduate of Washington County High School, and in 1940 entered Georgia State College for Women. A year later, with three brothers in military service, she was drawn by the war effort of WWII to serve her country as a civilian employee in the office of the US Army Medical Services. She continued her service with the federal government until she married in 1947.

In 1971 she was appointed executive director of the N.C. Board of Architecture. Concurrently she served as executive secretary of the Southern Conference of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards consisting of seven southern states from 1979 to 1986.

Her civic activity included community service with the Girl Scouts, the Cub Scouts, and Myrtle Underwood PTA. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, and was actively in evolved in the work of the Women of the Church, and also received the Lifetime Achievement Award for this work. She was also a volunteer at Rx Hospital.

She is survived by her husband, Colonel Lloyd J. Skidmore, Jr., US Army Retired; two daughters, Susan B. Skidmore, and Elizabeth "Cissy" Skidmore Bodenstine, son-in-law, Dr. Thomas R. Bodenstine; three grandchildren, Elizabeth Anne Bodenstine , James Skidmore Bodenstine, and Hugh Carlon Bodenstine; and great grand-daughter, Natalie G. Bodenstine.

She was preceded in death by her son, Lloyd J. Skidmore III.

The memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Monday, at First Presbyterian Church. The family would like to thank Dr. Kenneth Zeitler and his staff for their loving care over the years and a special thank you to April Ellis, Mary Whitley, Kujay Janneh and Paulina Amankwah for the special care that was given over the past several months.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Hospice of Wake County, 1300 St. Mary's St., Raleigh, NC 27605 or to the First Presbyterian Church, 120 W. Hargett St., Raleigh, NC 27601.

Arrangements by Brown-Wynne Funeral home St. Mary's Street. Tributes may be sent to

Edition: Final
Page: B8
Copyright (c) 2008 The News and Observer 
Family links: 
  Linton Jodie Brown (1883 - 1947)
  Bertha Elizabeth Locklin Brown (1895 - 1949)
  Lloyd J Skidmore (1923 - 2009)
  Lloyd J Skidmore (1950 - 2006)*
  Cynthia Inez Brown Skidmore (1923 - 2008)
  Philip Locklin Brown (1927 - 2004)*
  Virgil Albert Brown (1930 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Jul 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93724014

~~~~~~ Rest In Peace ~~~~~~ 4th Cousin, Once Removed (Locklin Family)
- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Jul. 16, 2012

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