Homer Alexander Snell
”1939 - 2020”

    Homer Alexander Snell

    To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
      Thomas Campbell

      Homer Alexander Snell,
      81, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 11, 2020
      in Grove, OK. He was born on August 22, 1939 in Turkey Ford, OK to his parents,
      John Jackson Snell and Esther Bumberry. Homer graduated from Chilocco Indian
      Boarding School in Chilocco, OK. He continued his education at NEO A&M College
      and received his Associate Degree. Homer served in the US Army National Guard
      from May 1962 - August 1967. Homer then worked on the Pipeline and travelled all
      over from job to job. Homer worked and retired with 3M Manufacturing Company for
      33 years. He was a jack of all trades and had many hobbies throughout his life.
      He loved to go fishing, camping and going to the Annual Greencorn Celebration and
      Ceremonies. He was an entertainer and performed on the Ted Max Amateur Hour on TV
      in New York and on the Ed Sullivan Show. Homer loved spending time with his children
      and grandchildren. He was a man of faith and attended the First Baptist Church in
      Fairland, OK. His family and friends will miss him dearly and will forever keep his
      memory alive. Homer is preceded in death by his parents, John and Esther Snell.
      Homer is survived by his loving wife, Cherie Crawford-Snell; 9 children,
      Cheryl Snell Bushman of Wyandotte, OK, Leanne Diebold and husband Charlie of
      Wyandotte, OK, Angie Snell and Melissa Hale of Grove, OK, Lorri Bowers and husband
      Travis of Wyandotte, OK, Vicki Stovall of Marshfield, MO, DeWayne Beamer and wife
      Linda of Tazewell, TN, Susan Mattox and husband Coley of Cynthiana, KY, Trish Nix
      and husband Bobby of Phoenix, AZ, Lois Blair and husband Robby of Fairland, OK;
      brother, Charley Snell; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews,
      cousins, extended family and friends. Homer’s Celebration Of Life Funeral Service will
      be held on Monday, November 16, 2020 at 2:00pm, Lawson’s Funeral Homes & Cremation
      Services Chapel, 722 N. 46th St., Grove, OK with Rev. Andy Krebbs Officiating. Homer’s
      Celebration Of Life Funeral Service will conclude in the Chapel with Military Honors by
      The American Legion Grove Veterans Ritual Team. Arrangements are entrusted to
      Lawson’s Funeral Homes, 722 N. 46th St., Grove, OK 74344 with
      Shaunda J. Lawson, 3rd Generation Owner/Funeral Director and Staff.
      Resource: Lawson’s Funeral Home

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