Mary Ellen Brown Sneed, age 88 of Athens, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2018, at NHC Healthcare of Athens.
A native of Monroe County and resident of McMinn County since 1952, she was a daughter of the late Willard Ruble and Rachel Rudd Brown. She was preceded in death by a sister, Iva Pearl Sherlin, and two brothers, T. W. Brown and Ruble Brown.
She was a member of Fairview Baptist Church. Former employee of Walmart and was a member of Woodman of the World and McMinn Senior Citizens where she was very active helping with Crafts. She loved to garden, travel and camp and at one time owned a place in Townsend, Tenn. She also loved to sew and make crafts.
Survivors include her Husband of 62 years, Henry Ben "Buck" Sneed of Athens; One brother and Sister-in-law, Lynn and Carrie Brown of Englewood; One sister, Inez Barnette of Niota; Several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Sunday in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Dr. Jack Scallions officiating.
Interment will follow at McMinn Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be: J. L. Barnette, Tracy Brown, Brandon Williams, Keith Tulloch, Dan Davis, and Ken Gilreath.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 2:00 Sunday at Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home.
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