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Marion “Nana” Sneed

November 1, 1940 - July 22, 2020
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Graveside service for Mrs. Marion “Nana” Sneed, age 79 of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 25th at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Plevna, AL with Bro. Randy Nichols officiating. There will be no public visitation with the family prior to the service.

Marion was born on November 1, 1940 in San Francisco, California to the late James Robert and Marion Frances Lampman Hawthorne. Nana passed away on July 22nd at her residence. She retired from Walmart after seventeen years of service.

Survivors include her children, Terry (Jerry) McGehee, Bill (Dee Dee) Sneed, Tracie (Howard) Pitts, and Tammy (Heath) Mullins; grandchildren, Amber (Joe) Whitten, Casey (Allison) McGehee, Mary Beth (Xavier) Freeman, Morgan (Jon) Mullins, Heather (Jose) Roman, Halie (Matt) Cantor, Braden Mullins, and Mason Mullins; great-grandchildren, Adam, Matt, and Evan Whitten, Lucas and Hope McGehee, Ella and Ellis Freeman, Lucy-Grace Mullins, and Knox Cantor; siblings, Jimmy Hawthorne, Marsha Garner, and Mike Hawthorne; several nieces and nephews; and not to forget her beloved dog, Bella. In addition to her parents, Nana was preceded in death by her husband Bill “Papa” Sneed and brothers, Gary and Pat Hawthorne.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, American Heart Association, 10 Glenlake Parkway, NE South Tower, Suite 400, Atlanta, GA 30328, of the Multi County Cancer Support Network, 501 West Broad Street, Decherd, TN 37324.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Marion Sneed.

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Schedule of Services
  • Service Location
  • Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Plevna, AL
  • Service
  • Date: July 25, 2020
    Time: 11:00 AM