Irene Snell, a resident of Newton, was called home to glory on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007, at Flowers Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was 86. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, 2007, at Antioch Baptist Church in Newton with the Rev. Jeff Boyd officiating. Interment will follow services at Newton City Cemetery with Robert Byrd of Sunset Memorial Park Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30, at Antioch Baptist Church in Newton. Flowers are being accepted and can be delivered to Sunset Memorial Park. Mrs. Snell was born on Jan. 5, 1921, one of seven children to the late Mary and George Smith of Newton. She attended Coppersville High School in Enterprise. Irene Snell gave her life to Christ at an early age and became a devoted member of Antioch Baptist Church in Newton. She later met Kenneth Snell and was united in Holy Matrimony on Dec. 30, 1947. They had five beautiful children, one of which died as an infant, the late Kenneth Earl Snell. Irene "Memama" Snell will always be remembered as a great mom, grandma, great-grandma, and a sweet lady in the community who was greatly loved and will be missed very much. Survivors include her loving sister, Mary Lou Johnson, whom she cherished; four daughters, Mary Warfield, Diane Snell, Angenell Johnson and her husband, Michael, Jeanette Jones and her husband, David; she was blessed to have eight grandchildren, Kimberly Detrach Doster, Shawn Fabian and his wife, Tina Doster, Felicia Leshea Johnson, Andre Omar Jones, Temika Renee Jones, Lakisha Nicole Johnson, Marcus Dewayne Johnson, Genie Marie Jones; 13 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews. Robert Byrd of Sunset Memorial Park, Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC, of Dothan, is in charge of arrangements.
Animal Tracks for 5-22-2013
This weeks Animal Tracks features some very lovable animals who are in need of good homes.
Wallace Honors Spring 2013 Nursing Students
Wallace Community College recently conferred credentials upon spring 2013 graduates of the associate degree and practical nursing programs at the Dothan Civic Center. The graduates...
Sessions Remarks On Coalition Letter, Growing Opposition To Gang Of Eight's Proposal
U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), a senior member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, issued a statement regarding today's letter from a broad coalition of national...
Alabama Ready to Assist Oklahoma as Needed in Tornado Recovery
Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday said various state agencies in Alabama are in contact with their counterparts in Oklahoma to offer any assistance needed in the recovery from Monday's...
Video Extra: Health Minute - Benefits Of Eating Greek Yogurt
Let's talk yogurt.
Georgia Highway Officials Look To Cut Traffic Deaths Involving Bicyclists
Highway safety officials and cycling advocates are calling on Georgians to make 2013 a safer year for cyclists in Georgia.
Governor Bentley Issues Statement On Deadly Oklahoma Tornado
Governor Robert Bentley issued a statement following the deadly tornado that struck Oklahoma on Monday afternoon.
Video Extra: Yahoo Buys Tumblr
Yahoo's CEO Marissa Mayer has gone shopping...
Lawmakers Say 'No' To Gov. Bentley's School Tax Credit Amendment
The legislature turned back Governor Bentley's executive amendment to delay school tax credits.
Gun Bill Passes Alabama Legislature On Final Day
A controversial gun bill passed the Alabama legislature on the last day of the session.