Berniece Jewel “B. J.” Harville Skinner

By  | August 28, 2021 | Filed under: Cutshall Funeral Home, Obituaries

Berniece Jewel “B. J.” Harville Skinner, 84, of Glen, Mississippi, died Thursday, August 26, 2021, at Tishomingo Manor Nursing Home. Mrs. Skinner was a member of New Hope Church of Christ. She was retired from the USDA where she worked in cotton classing. She loved bluegrass and country music, and played the guitar, dulcimer, and harpsichord. She played music at the Little Ryman for many years. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She is survived by one son, Tinnin Skinner of Glen; three sisters, Johnnie Lowery of Oliver Springs, TN, Wanda Sue Fowler of Glen, and Polly McFatridge of Tucson, AZ; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Eugene Skinner; a son, Terriel Anthony Skinner; her parents, William Calvin and Ida Marlar Harville; a sister, Marie Reiner; and two brothers, Clifton Harville and William “Buddy” Harville. Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka, MS is entrusted with arrangements. Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 1, at New Hope Church of Christ, officiated by Roy Cox. Interment will follow in New Hope Cemetery. Pallbearers include Bryce Skinner, Avery Skinner, Aaron Harville, Archie Harville, Dustin Marsh, and Tinnin Skinner. Visitation is scheduled for 5:00 until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 31, at Cutshall Funeral Home in Glen. Memorials may be made to Area Relief Ministries – Room in the Inn, 108 S. Church St., Jackson, TN 38301 or online at

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