Born 5-10-1915 -- Died 2-14-2004
Sylvia Mae Drury Sneed, 88, of Strawberry died Feb. 14, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City, Ark. Born May 10, 1915, at Swifton, Ark., she was the daughter of William C. and Willie Wagster Drury. She was a homemaker and a member of Jerusalem Mission-ary Baptist Church at Strawberry.
Survivors include a son, O'Neal Sneed of Strawberry; a daughter, Olene Daggett of Saffell; a sister, Pauline Drury Mullens of Springdale; 15 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 43 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Chester Alonzo Sneed; a daughter, Bonita Sullivan; three brothers -- Jack Drury, Calvin Drury and LeRoy Drury; a half-brother, Clyde Tyler; two sisters -- Inez Drury Allen and Lillie Drury Whitlow; a granddaughter, Sylvia Faye Sneed; two great-grandsons -- Eric Pfister and Dakota Sneed; and a great-great-grandson, Kenneth Keehn.
The funeral was Feb. 17 at Qualls Funeral Home Chapel in Cave City with Billy Mack Jones officiating. Burial followed in Ward Cemetery located at Strawberry with arrangements under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.
Pallbearers were James Daggett, Ophelia Pauwels, Betty Watson, Sylvia Krantz, Pat Johnson, Marilyn Taylor, Larane Sheley and Jeannie Brown. Honorary pallbearers were Denise Hodson, Dennis Sneed, Bradley Sneed, Danita Crawford, Donna McKnown, Danny Sullivan and Della Martinez.