Jennifer Elaine “Jes”Skeens

January 10, 1994 ‒ December 03, 2018

Ashley, Ohio

Jennifer Elaine “Jes” Skeens, 24 of Delaware passed away unexpectedly Monday December 3, 2018 at her residence.

She was born January 10, 1994 in Delaware, the daughter of Eddie Duke Skeens & Tammy Jo Johnson .

Left to cherish her memory is her children Lucas & Ashlynn Barcus; sister Rebecca (Travis) Bentley; maternal grandmother Virginia Vernon; paternal grandfather Jerry “papa” Upchurch; nieces and nephew Sara, Peyton, and Nicolas Bentley; close friend Courtney Webb; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by paternal grandmother Connie “mama” Upchurch.

Jes enjoyed being outdoors, unless it was cold out, she hated being cold. During the summer she enjoyed spending her time fishing, camping and having bonfires. She was an outgoing and ambitious spirit. She loved her kids dearly and enjoyed spending time with her family.

Family and friends may gather Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (Formerly 1510 West William), Delaware Ohio from 11:30 am- 1:00 p.m.. Where funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. . Burial will take place in Ashley Union Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to the Funeral Home to assist the family with expenses.

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  • We are so very sorry for your loss. Although we didn’t know Jes for very long, we could see the love she had for her family.
    If there is anything we can do for you during this difficult time, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
    Wrapping you all in the light and love of God.
    Deana and Summer

  • Duke so sorry for your loss may God be with you and your family. She’s such a beautiful young woman.So young to go prayers for you.

  • So sorry for your loss. She was a lovely young lady. Rock and I share your pain and hope you all can find comfort with the Lord Our God. Praying for your healing in this time of need.

  • I am so very sorry. She is very loved by her family. She will be missed and never forgotten. Sorry Duke and Tammy

  • Tammy, as a mother of a daughter a year older then Jes I cannot imagine the pain and loss you feel as a mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I pray that you and all of your family find comfort in God. Lots of prayers.

  • I am so sorry for your loss! I will always remember Jes as such a sweet, kind girl when I knew her in elementary school ❤️ My prayers are with you and your family.