Taylor Skelton Memorial

The Delta State University flag will fly at half-staff Sept. 21, through sunset Friday, Sept. 23, in memory of Taylor Cordel Skelton (‘14), director of Delta State’s Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Field Education. 

Taylor passed away Sept. 19 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was 29.  She was a 2010 graduate of North Delta School and a 2014 graduate of Delta State where she earned her BSW. Skelton earned her Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Alabama and was a Ph.D. candidate at Walden University. At Delta State, she served as a Social Work instructor, president-elect of the Faculty Senate and faculty sponsor for the Phi Alpha Honor Society.  

Burton Funeral Home of Indianola has been entrusted with arrangements.  

Memorial gifts may be made to the Department of Social Work fund through this online portal or by mail to: DSU Foundation, DSU Box 3141 Cleveland, MS 38733.