Anthony Renard Skipper, 20, died March 21, 2009, in Columbus. Services are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Southside MB Church in Columbus with the Rev. Michael Tate officiating. Burial will follow at Springfield Cemetery. Visitation is today from 3-8 p.m. at Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus. Mr. Skipper was born April 18, 1988, in Lowndes County. He attended Columbus High School. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Bobbie Skipper. He is survived by his mother, Gloria Thompson of Columbus; father, Forrest Hancock of Decatur, Ga.; grandparents, Earnest Skipper of Columbus, and Lucille and Jimmy Clay of Columbus; sister, Alexus Thompson of Columbus; and brother, Fredrick Smith of Columbus. Pallbearers will be Michael and Jamar Hughes, Ahmad Harris, Dwight Smith Jr., Eldrick Thompson and Larvarius Fisher.