Jalane Kelly Snell, a resident of Pinckard, AL, died Saturday, March 2, 2013. She was 80.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Pinckard Baptist Church with Reverend Roger Stone officiating. Burial will follow in Pinckard Memorial Cemetery with Byrd Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends at the church from 9:00 - 10:45 a.m. prior to the funeral service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pinckard Baptist Church, P.O. Box 118, Pinckard, Al. 36371.
Jalane was born October 20, 1932, in Henry County, to J. Raymond Kelly and Mozell Gamble Kelly. She attended school in Henry and Houston Counties, then graduated from Dothan High School in 1950. On June 10, 1950, she married Jack Borland Snell, moved to Pinckard and joined him and his family in the operation of the Snell farm. Jalane was a Christian, and became a devoted member of the Pinckard Baptist Church where she joyously served as Sunday School teacher, choir member and in Women's Missionary Union and children's ministries for over 60 years. She was an accomplished cook and her dinner table was always open to family, neighbors and friends. Jack and Jalane were blessed with a marriage of 57 years.
Mrs. Snell was preceded in death by her husband Jack, parents Raymond and Mozell Kelly, father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ralph and Bertha SnellShe is survived by a daughter, Paula Snell Coleman and husband Miles; a son, Jack Borland Snell, Jr. and wife Mahi; grandchildren, Kelly Carter (Tyson), Jacquelyn Smith (Justin), Christopher Snell, Jeremy Snell and Jessica Snell,
Julie Kegley and Ben Coleman (Jamie); great-grandson, Caleb and also Owen, Kade, Riley and Cannon; a brother, Johnny Kelly (Betty); sisters, Jean Taylor (James), JoAnn McKay (Fred), Sharon Newsom (Jimmy); a brother-in-law, Don Snell; numerous loved nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
The family would like to thank the staff at Kelley Place Assisted Living in Enterprise, AL and the staff of Gentiva Hospice for their loving care of Mrs. Snell.