Karen Sue (Ridgeway) Skinner passed away March 16, 2020 in Stigler, Oklahoma at the age of 59 years. Funeral Services are scheduled for 1 PM, Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel in Purcell, entrusted to the care of Wadley's Funeral Service.
Karen was born October 27, 1960 in Lancaster, California to Stanley Jack and Shirley Dean (Teeter) Ridgeway. She grew up and attended school in Purcell, Oklahoma, graduating around 1978. Karen was a loving mom, wife, and homemaker. Karen and Michael Lee Skinner married July 1, 1999 in Lexington, Oklahoma. Karen was always smiling and happy. She was quite the jokester and enjoyed making folks happy. Karen had a wild spirit and a pure heart. She was always willing to help others. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and laughing at Michael when he was mad.
Karen is preceded in death by her parents Stanley Jack and Shirley Dean (Teeter) Ridgeway; and her brother, Stanley Jack Ridgeway Jr. Survivors include her husband Michael Lee Skinner of Purcell; a son, James Edward Kawamoto Taitano and wife Sarah of Moore, Oklahoma; two daughters, Samantha D’Ana Taitano of Texas and Natalie D’Ann Sharp and her husband Jimbo of Texas; and her sister, Debra Molder.