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Helen Jean Snedegar

April 6, 1933 — January 12, 2017

Mrs. Helen Jean Stewart Snedegar, 83, of Owingsville, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017 in the St. Joseph Mt. Sterling Hospital.

She was born on April 6, 1933 in Bath County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Walter and Lucille Rice Stewart.

Mrs. Snedegar was retired from the Southern States Cooperative in Owingsville where she had worked as a bookkeeper and she was also a homemaker.

She attended Grange City Christian Church and was a member of the Slate Valley Chapter of the Bath County Homemakers for over 60 years.

Jean worked side by side with her mother-in-law, Frances Snedegar at Snedegar Grocery at Wyoming.  She enjoyed refinishing furniture, all kinds of flowers and gardening, reading her Bible and her telephone calls with her friends.

Jean was known as a good cook, especially for her country hams.  She adored her grandsons and enjoyed spending time with them.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Milt Wilson.

Survivors include her husband, Bobby Rogers Snedegar, whom she married on March 13, 1954, one son, Stewart (Mary Glenna) Snedegar of Owingsville, one brother, Billy Myers (Chloe Ann) Stewart of Sharpsburg, one sister, Mary Bruce Wilson of Sharpsburg, three grandsons, Jordan Snedegar, Joseph Snedegar and Jacob Snedegar and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Monday, January 16, 2017 in the chapel of the Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Owingsville with Rev. Richard Engle and Rev. Chris Bailey officiating.

Burial will follow in the Crown Hill Cemetery at Sharpsburg.

Pallbearers will be Joseph Snedegar, Jacob Snedegar, Jordan Snedegar, Dr. Ben Wilson, Wendell Roberts and Anne S. DeMott and honorary pallbearers will be Bruce Wilson, Rogie Coyle, Edward (“Doodle”) Sorrell, Arnold Davis, Danny Rice, Claude Rice, Eddie Rice, Willie Vanlandingham, Jack Razor, Taylor Snedegar, Johnny Richards, Billy Gray, Jr., Charlie Copher and Sidney Harmon.

Visitation is from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Sunday at the funeral home.

Contributions are suggested to the Grange City Christian Church.


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