Marie D. Snell, 93, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 9:15 PM at the Cottages of Clayton, Dayton, Ohio. She was born on June 20, 1916 in Nora, Kentucky, to the late John R. & Nannie “Williams” Davis.
Marie and her husband Elmer were the owner and operators of Snells Restaurant for 13 years. She also worked part time at Fourmans in Greenville and was the owner and operator of Maple Apartments in Greenville. Marie also helped out in the Funnel Cake booths at the Darke County Fair.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Greenville and was a world traveler.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Snell whom she married on December 18, 1937; sisters, Neva Davis, Maude Woollum, Margie Neftzer, Gladys Sheffield and Roxie Brown; nephew, Lyle Sheffield; and niece, Jean McKinley.
She is survived by her nieces, Jo Ann & Tim Greene of Hillsboro, Ohio, Elizabeth & Tom Bennett of Ohio, and Alice Neftzer of Ohio; nephews, Wayne & Delores Sheffield of Pennsylvania, Lowell Hoy of Iowa, Marion & Norma Jean Woollum Jr. of Kentucky, and Larry Woollum of Kentucky; special friend, Ronda Boone of Greenville, Ohio; as well as numerous great nieces and nephews.
There will be a service held on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville with Rev. Dr. John Person officiating. Burial will follow in the Abbottsville Cemetery, Darke County, Ohio. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be given to the First Presbyterian Church.