Krisan Jo Skinner passed away on February 2nd, 2023. She was born in Jacksonville, FL on December 14th, 1956 to Eugene W Skinner and Dorothy Wright Skinner. She lived and worked most of her life in Duval County and moved to Sanderson in Baker County approximately 20 years ago. She worked at various jobs including the District Army Command and Naval Supply Depot and finally retiring from the US Post Office in Jacksonville.
Krisan was predeceased by her father Eugene Wayne Skinner Sr, . She is survived by her mother Dorothy Wright Skinner of Jacksonville, FL, her brother Eugene Wayne Skinner Jr (Michelle) of Bryceville, FL, two nephews Zach Skinner (Stefanie) of Lake City, FL, Noah Skinner (Cez) of Flagler Beach, FL, one niece Sarah Skinner of Jacksonville, FL, one Uncle Fred Wright, Glen St. Mary, FL one Aunt Jane Wright, Jacksonville, FL two great nieces, two great nephews, and a host of first cousins.
She graduated from Ed White High School and pursued her interest in art at FCCJ, winning prizes for her paintings. She had a very creative and adventurous spirit. She was still exploring different avenues of painting until a few months before her death. She was a prolific writer all her life, starting her first neighborhood newsletter at the age of 10. She operated her own quilting shop for a while.
She liked to travel, with her favorite destinations being Scotland and Wales. Krisan could never turn down an animal in need. Her most recent companions were Ava and Hugo, who she referred to as “my little man”. Krisan loved God; one of her favorite sayings was “if you want to make God smile, just tell him what you have planned for tomorrow.”
A memorial service will be held March 4th at 12:00 noon at Fraser Funeral Home, A lunch will follow at Hart Haven Baptist Church in the dining hall at 47 Jim Wright Rd Jacksonville, FL 32254.