Skylar is survived by her mother and stepfather, Tonya and Lydell Bradford of Metropolis; her father, Sylvester Dennis of Washington; four stepsisters, Rachel and Danielle Bradford of Metropolis, Tamera Crowden of Delta, Mo. and Deja Rohfling of Jonesboro; her grandfather, Marvin Maxwell of Vienna; her grandmother and stepgrandfather, Karen and Jim Russell of Benton; her paternal grandmother, Willie Lee Dennis of Pulaski; her maternal great-grandmother, Ruth McClellan of Mounds; her great-grandfather, Jerry Parrott of Mounds; special aunts and uncles, Ivan and Blair Maxwell of Tunnel Hill, Heather and Jack Miller of Benton and Scott McClellan of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; special cousins, Ellie and Issac Maxwell of Tunnel Hill and Jamie, Candace, Jordyn, Cameron and Carson McClellan, all of Tamms; special friends, Deva Mansfield, Dezaria Hill and Keanna Statem; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Cassidy Dennis; two grandfathers, Carl McClellan and James Ray Maxwell; and her grandparents, Sam and Della Johnson.
Funeral service was held Saturday at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis with Rev. Larry T. Burnett officiating.
Burial followed at Green Lawn Memorial Gardens in Villa Ridge.
Pallbearers were Scott McClellan, James McClellan, Justin McClellan, Isom Anderson, Jaelen Roundtree and Dejon Hill.
Memorials may be made to the National Children’s Cancer Society, 1 South Memorial Drive, Ste. 800, St. Louis, MO 63102 or online at www.thenccs.org.