Mildred Snell

Saturday, January 24, 2004

GRAND TOWER, Ill. -- Mildred E. Snell, 92, of Grand Tower died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill.

She was born June 17, 1911, in Villa Ridge, Ill., daughter of R.C. and Cordelia Book Prewitt. She and Elmer A. Snell were married Sept. 21, 1928, in Cairo, Ill. He died Feb. 20, 1972.

Snell was a member of the Church of God in Gale, Ill.

Survivors include a son, Dale Snell of Yuma, Ariz.; a daughter, LaVerne Hill of Thebes, Ill.; a sister, Stella Simmons of Gale; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau from 4 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Wayne Murphy officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Thebes.