Norma Snellings

Norma Jean Snellings (Rapier)

Saturday, November 7th, 1942 - Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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Obituary

Norma Jean Rapier Snellings, age 78 of Pathfork, KY went home to be with her Lord and Savior, January 20, 2021. Mrs. Snellings was born November 7, 1942 in High Splint, Harlan Co, KY, to the late Robert Wesley and Myrtle Pittman Rapier. Mrs. Snellings loved the Lord and was church treasurer and sang at Tugglesville Baptist Church, she loved to sing and began singing as a child at Oakdale Baptist Church. She loved her family and was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Charles Snellings Jr.; great-granddaughter Charlotte Rose Evans; brothers Bobby Lynn Rapier, J.C Rapier and Larry Rapier; sister Mary Rapier Saylor; her dear friend, Conley Miracle.

Survivors include her daughters, Charla Jean Snellings Evans (Thomas) and Joyce Ann Snellings Middleton (Wendell); Grandchildren Whitney Nicole Middleton Lefevers (Todd), Charles Thomas Evans (Shilah), Ashley Elizabeth Middleton, Kaitlyn Alexis Middleton, Ryan Cole Evans, Thomas Michael Evans (Kayla) and Ashley Renee Evans; great-grandchildren Sadie Skidmore, Cora Jane Evans, Charlee Ann Evans, Azariah Reagan Lefevers, Kameron Evans, Jackson Evans, Sophia Evans, Seraphina Evans and Leann Evans ; brothers Grover Cupp, Elzie Ray Rapier and Bradley (Melinda) Rapier; stepbrother Carl “W.C” Nichols; a host of nieces, nephews’ other relatives and many friends. A special thanks to Rockcastle Respiratory Hospital, Dr. Saylor, Katie, Megan and Jeanette and the whole staff for their kindness and compassion.

Funeral services will be Sunday, January 24, 2021 at 2PM at Brooks-Durham Funeral Home with Rev. Ray Stepp; burial will follow in Alva Memorial Gardens, Blackstar, KY.

The family will receive friends after 12 noon on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at Brooks-Durham Funeral Home until the funeral hour at 2PM. The Brooks-Durham Funeral Home is honored to serve the Snellings family and ask that you keep them in your prayers.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, January 24th, 2021 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Sunday, January 24th, 2021 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Brooks-Durham Funeral Home
    Address
    205 West Kentucky Avenue
    PINEVILLE, KY 40977
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  • Service

    Sunday, January 24th, 2021 | 2:00pm
    When
    Sunday, January 24th, 2021 2:00pm
    Location
    Brooks-Durham Funeral Home
    Address
    205 West Kentucky Avenue
    PINEVILLE, KY 40977
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    Officiant
    Rev. Ray Stepp
  • Interment

    Location
    Alva Memorial Gardens
    Address
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    Blackstar, KY
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Leona Pittman

Posted at 09:41pm
Jean was so sweet & kind, also very pretty, I'm proud to say she's my 1st cousin, & I really only felt kindness toward her, our loss is God gain, She'll be a Beautiful Angel , singing in Gods choir , & be very happy. My Prayer & Love I send to all the Family, & God comfort ,Love you Willard& Leona Pittman.
BS

Bob Saylor

Posted at 08:32pm
God Bless you Jean, Rest now, You have had a long Journey, Tell Mary I love her and miss her terribly,
Charla and Joyce, May God Bless you both
Bob Saylor
MD

Marilyn Daniels

Posted at 04:15pm
She was a wonderful friend, She’s my two children’s Aunt, Charles Jr. and Joann Howard. She was always so good to us. Heaven has gained a beautiful Precious soul. Fly high with the Angels Aunt Norma. Much love.❤️
CB

Charlene Boger

Posted at 06:58pm
She was a beautiful person inside and out. And one of the best family that Bell County could have. God Speed.
 
LB

Loretta Bingham Posted at 09:55am

She was a loving caring person. Gods speed. Prayers for all who loves her and will miss her.
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