Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday, March 30, 1955
Lifelong Resident of
County Succumbs at 75
          Funeral services will be held at the Ewing Mortuary at 10:00 a.m. Friday for  Louie W. Snapp,  75, who died in Major Hospital at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday after an illness of two months.
          Mr. Snapp lived on the Knightstown road in Addison township.  His occupation was painting.  He was a lifelong resident of the county and was born here on January 13, 1880, the son of  George and  Priliana (Hawkins) Snapp.
          He married  Stella M. Haley  on February 28, 1911, and she survives with two daughters,  Mrs. Emrial Perry,  Brandywine township, and  Mrs. Merrill Applegate,  R.R. 5; one brother,  Clarence Snapp,  Shelbyville; a sister,  Mrs. Ethel Smemo,  Miami, Fla., three grandchildren and eight greatgrandchildren.
          Rev. Melvin Phillips will officiate at the last rites Friday and burial will be in Miller cemetery.  Friends may call after 7:00 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
January 18, 1916
Page 8   column 1
Passed Away At Sister's Homebr> Saturday Night -- Funeral
Tuesday Morning.
(From Monday's Daily.)
          Mrs. Pauline Snapp,  formerly a well known resident of this county, aged 57 years, died at the home of her sister,  Mrs. William Marshall,  of near Marietta, Saturday at 9 o'clock.  Death was the result of dropsy from which she had been suffering for the past several months.
          Mrs. Snall was born June 24, 1858, in Washington township, this county, and was the daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Hawkins.
          Deceased is survived by two sons and one daughter,  Lew and  Clarence Snapp,  of this city, and  Mrs. Harry Peake,  of Greenwood.  Mrs. Snapp had made her home with Mrs. Peake up until six weeks ago when she came for a visit to the sister's home where she died.
          She is also survived by three sisters and one brother --  Mrs. Immanuel Conover,  near Lewis Creek;  Mrs. John Hoban,  of Sugar Creek township;  Mrs. Marshall, at whose home she died, and  William Hawkins,  of Howard county.
          Mrs. Snapp was a member of the First Christian church of this city and was a true christian woman in every sense of the word.  All thru her long and terrible suffering never a complaint passed her lips, bearing all with christian fortitude.
          The body was received today in the home of her son, Clarence, 1023 south Tompkins street, where the funeral services will be held at ten o'clock Tuesday morning, Rev. H. N. Spear, pastor of the First Baptist church officiating.  Interment will be made in Forest Hill cemetery, in charge of Undertakers Stewart & Fix.
          The casket will be open to friends from 7 to 9 o'clock this evening and from 8 o'clock Tuesday morning until the hour of the funeral.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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