Miriam (Drury) Snelson

Born: Thu., Jan. 16, 1936
Died: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019

Family to do services at later date

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Mrs. Miriam Drury Snelson, age 83, of Blackshear, died Monday afternoon (2/11/19) at the South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta following an extended illness.

Born January 16, 1936 in White Oak, GA, she was a daughter of the late Ernest Donovan and Jimmie Louise Kirkland Drury. She had lived in Beaufort, S.C. for 25 years before moving to Blackshear in 2012. She was a longtime housewife and of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Snelson.

Survivors include her 5 children, Sandra Kaye Kelley (husband Sherman) of Woodbine, Paul Edward Murphy of Beaufort, S.C., Pamela Ann Britt of Jacksonville, FL, Marsha Lynn Stanley of Blackshear, and Tamara Murphy (husband Doug) of Waycross; 11 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Louise DuBose of St. Marys, GA and Faye Dinkins of Folkston, GA; her brother, Richard Drury of Jacksonville, FL; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Memorialization will be by cremation.

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Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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