Leigh Ann Skinner Feagan, 46, was born July 23, 1974 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and died suddenly on July 7, 2021 in Dallas, Texas. On June 3, 2000, she married Aaron Michael Feagan, of Dallas, Texas; and later they welcomed two beautiful daughters into the world.
She grew up in Garland, Texas, and graduated from Lakeview Centennial High School in 1992 and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and Marketing at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma, in 1997. Leigh Ann was an initiate of Alpha Chi Omega and was elected Vice President of New Member Education where she utilized her natural skills of team building and communication.
Upon graduating, Leigh Ann returned to Dallas and began her career in the field of marketing and advertising. In 2014, Leigh Ann was hired as assistant to the President of Goodnight Midstream, and later shifted to the Human Resources department where she enjoyed hiring employees, traveling to job sites and interacting with co-workers. She grew an efficient team and was very proud of the work they accomplished together.
She was an active member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church where she served as a leader in many roles including Christ Renews His Parish (CHRP) Team 10; School Carnival Chair and committee member (2013-2015), Room Mother, and Girl Scout Camp Leader for both daughters (2014-2021). She was involved in the STA Mother’s Association and STA Parent’s Association. In the community, she was a member of the Junior League of Dallas and served as the Gilda’s Club Project Chair.
Leigh Ann fulfilled her vocation as mother and wife to husband, Aaron, and daughters, Vivian and Genevieve, whom she loved with her whole heart.
She will be remembered for her late-night phone calls, Sunday spaghetti sauce, grilling expertise, party planning, love of gardening with the most unique plants she could find, Pandora Thumbprint Radio, love of the beach and frequent gatherings with family and friends.
Over the past few months Leigh Ann lived her life to the fullest, enjoying a family spring break trip to Port Aransas, family graduations and celebrations in San Antonio, gatherings with friends and the annual Independence Day family gathering at “the farm” in Wanette, Oklahoma.
Leigh Ann Skinner Feagan was a beloved Twin, loving daughter and sister, devoted wife and mother, loyal friend and co-worker. When in the presence of Leigh Ann, one could feel her love, laugh with her humor and bathe in her light. Take whatever honorable and beautiful thing she was to you into the world and spread her light with others.
Leigh Ann was preceded in death by her grandparents, Magdalene and Floyd Skinner of Lexington, Oklahoma, and grandmother, Mary Lou Southerland of Ada, Oklahoma.
She is survived by her parents, Brenda and Joe Skinner of Garland, Texas; husband, Aaron Feagan and daughters, Vivian and Genevieve of Dallas, Texas; siblings, Kimberly (Mark) Casillas, Melanie (John) Rutkoski, and twin brother, Darren (Pamela) Skinner; nieces and nephews, Mary Morgan, Elizabeth Anne and David Casillas, Justin and Sarah Rutkoski and Siena and Sebastian Skinner; all of San Antonio, Texas.
Funeral services were held Friday, July 16, 2021 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, in Dallas, Texas. Interment at Lexington Cemetery will take place later this summer.
Memorial donations may be made to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, St. Thomas Aquinas (STA) SVdP, 6306 Kenwood Ave., Dallas, Texas 75214, https://svdpdallas.org/donate/. Please include Leigh Ann’s name in the “Tribute/In Memory of” box (online) or memo line of your check.