Ella Mae Skeens, 87, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away on July 6, 2018, at her home.

She was born on January 31, 1931, in Cameo, WV, daughter of the late Willard and Roxie Sheets Hager.

She was a founding member of the Ravenswood Free Will Baptist Church where she faithfully served as Sunday School Teacher, Ladies Fellowship Ministries, Church Matron, and the important role of Pastor’s Wife to the late Reverend Stanley E. Skeens, her husband.

Ella is survived by her sons, Reverend Stanley Alan Skeens and wife Jenny of Peytona, WV, Reverend Christopher E. Skeens and his wife Susan of Ravenswood, WV; grandchildren, Jason Skeens and his wife Erin, Michal Skeens Shamblin and her husband Delbert, Hannah Skeens Clark and her husband Lt. Bradford Clark; great grandchildren, Hayley, Emma, Jacob, Brianna, Fern, Micah, Lydia and Charlotte; brothers, Anton Hager and his wife Vaughn, and Victor Hager and his wife Linda.

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at 1:00 pm at the Ravenswood Free Will Baptist Church with Reverend Chris Skeens and Reverend Stanley Skeens officiating.  Burial will follow in Ravenswood Cemetery.

Friends may visit the family at the church on Tuesday, July 10, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, time of service. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Ravenswood Free Will Baptist Church, P.O. Box 812, Ravenswood, WV 26164.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at roush94@yahoo.com or www.facebook.com/roushfuneralhome.  The obituary may be viewed on our website at www.roushfuneralhome.net.