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Cathy Louise Cliburn

April 26, 2019

Poplar Branch- Cathy Louise Cliburn passed away unexpectedly and peacefully in her Poplar Branch, NC home, April 26, 2019. Cathy was 60 years of age. She was born February 24, 1959 in Norfolk, VA and lived for many years in San Diego, CA before settling down in the Outer Banks NC area. Cathy was the daughter of Mary Christine Skinner and the late Willie Glenn Skinner and the sister of the late Willie Skinner and the late Michael Skinner.

Her survivors include her mother, Mary Christine Skinner; her sister Donna Myers; her brother, Charles Skinner; her life-long love Jimmie Mills; her three daughters, Suszanne Lee (Wayne), Christie Gillard (Allen), and Melissa Martinez (Steve), and her only son, Charles Mills Cliburn. Cathy also leaves behind nine grandchildren who she loved more than anything, as well as a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

Cathy’s funeral service will be held at Gallop Memorial Chapel in Barco, NC Friday May 3, 2019 at 2 pm. Friends and family may view one hour prior. Interment will be private at a future time.

In lieu of flowers the family would be ever so grateful for any donations toward Cathy’s funeral expenses made directly care of Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. Condolences to the family may be expressed via the online register at