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Grace Irene Snelson

Grace Irene Snelson 88, longtime Okmulgee County resident died on Tuesday, May 16, 2006 in Okmulgee. She was born in Liberty Morris, Oklahoma on December 1, 1917 to Richard and Frances (Brown) Humphries. She was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Okmulgee. Mrs. Snelson married Elmer Snelson in Okmulgee on December 28, 1935. Her parents, one brother Richard Humphries and one sister Doris Humphries preceded her in death.

Survivors include her husband Elmer of the home, one daughter Betty and her husband Tommy Tatro of Okmulgee, three sons Elmer Dean and wife Ramona Snelson of Natura, Oklahoma, Bob and wife Bernice Snelson of Preston, Oklahoma and David Allen and wife Rozina Snelson of Twin Hills, Oklahoma, one sister in law Ramona Humphries of Las Vegas, Nevada, eleven grandchildren, twenty-three great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Snelson will be on Saturday, May 20, 2006 at 2 pm at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jeff Vernon officiating. Burial will follow in the Okmulgee Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home 11-8 pm and Saturday morning beginning at 9 am. Condolences may be made at