Emma Maude Skelton McAlister

West Union, SC — Emma Maude Skelton McAlister, 73, wife of John William McAlister, of 220 Harbor Drive, West Union, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at Oconee Memorial Hospital.


A native of Pickens, SC, Mrs. McAlister was the daughter of the late Milton C. and Gladys Robinson Skelton. She retired from Sangamo after 29 years and was a member of Grace Independent Baptist Church.


In addition to her husband, Mrs. McAlister is survived by her sons: John William McAlister, Jr. (Gracie) of West Union and Ronnie Keith McAlister (Ginger) of West Union; sister: Lou Shields (Bill) of Pickens; grandchildren: Sherry McAlister, Brittni Stevens, Mandy McAlister, Trevor Stevens, Alisha McAlister, Brittaney Towe and Bradley McAlister; and great-grandchildren: Emily Craig, Nevaeh McAlister and Thatcher Raby.


In addition to her parents, Mrs. McAlister was preceded in death by her brother: Milton C. Skelton, Jr.; and granddaughter: Haleigh McAlister.


Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Saturday, September 12, 2020, at Davenport Funeral Home with burial to follow at Heritage Memorial Gardens.


The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 AM, Saturday, prior to the service, at Davenport Funeral Home.


Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.


The family is at their respective homes.

Davenport Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.