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Jean Skinner passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2022, in Magee, MS. She was born to Barney Skinner and Lena Mae Smith Skinner.

She is survived by her son, Chris McLendon; daughter, Stephanie Hankins; brothers, Bobby Skinner Sr., Pete Skinner, Jim Skinner; grandchildren, Ryan Grubbs, Josh Hankins, Lauren Smith, Logan McLendon, Ellie Hankins, and Samuel Smith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Barney and Lena Skinner; brothers, Don Skinner, Max Skinner, Dan Skinner; sisters, Bonnie Hemby, Marlene Taylor.

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Tutor Funeral Home in Mendenhall, MS. The service will be held immediately after visitation at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Pinola, MS.

Arrangements are entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Mendenhall. is an online news source covering Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the State of Mississippi.
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Patrice is married to Greg Boykin and they have two sons, Bradley & Alex Boykin. Patrice is a lifetime resident of Simpson County. Patrice retired after 25 years in the Insurance industry where 23 of those years were with State Farm Insurance in Magee. She is very active in the community and has served in several leadership roles. Patrice has been a Secretary for the Magee Touchdown Club for 19 years and President of the MS Scholars of Simpson County. Patrice was a member of the Magee Adopt A School Program. She was elected to a term on the Simpson County School Board. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Magee Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the Keep Magee Beautiful Committee and is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Simpson County Technical Center. Patrice is a member of the Simpson County Republican Executive Committee. Multiple times, Patrice was named Parent of the Year for Magee Schools as well as District Parent of the Year for the Simpson County School District. Patrice & her family are members of New Hope Baptist Church.


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