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Mary Snelling

June 15, 1939 — November 21, 2020


Mrs. Mary Snelling, age 81, of Salem, passed away Saturday, November 21 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.

Mrs. Snelling was born June 15, 1939 in Monroe Township the daughter of Willie L. and Drilla Wright Payne. She was a member of the Salem Senior Citizens Center, and was retired from Jeans Extrusions.

On July 3, 1954 she married Archie S. Snelling, and he preceded her in death February 14, 2002. She is also preceded in death by a daughter: Regina Kidd, two sisters: Margie Payne and Frankie Payne, and her parents.

Mary is survived by two sons: Archie E. Snelling (Barbara) of Borden, and Robert A. Snelling (Jeri L.) of Salem, one daughter: Tina Thompson (James) of Salem, three brothers: Marvin Payne of Jackson, OH, Ralph Payne of Fresno, CA, and John Payne of Salem, one sister: Janice Whitaker of Bellefontaine, OH, seven grandchildren: Ryan Engle (Pandora), Heather Egger (Jon), Robert Engle (Ashley), Sarah Fields, Lauren Snelling, Landon Snelling (Karly), and Monica Elam, seven step-grandchildren: Corey Baker (Adrienne), Trey Thompson, Chanda Thompson (Jeffrey), Eric Engle (Melissa), Doug Knight, Michael Knight, Clayton Thompson, and Logan Thompson, 17 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, November 25 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Conway Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 11AM-until time of service at the funeral home.

Due to Indiana mandates, visitation will be limited to 50 people. Masks are required to be worn and social distancing practiced.

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