In Memory

Wilma Jean Johnson (Snipes) - Class Of 1945

Wilma Jean Johnson (Snipes)

 Services for Wilma Jean Snipes, 81, or Flora, were held Saturday at Baker Funeral Home, Flora.  Pastors Ann Bingaman and Jeff Brown officiated.  Burial was at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Flora.
  She died at 2:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at Milner Community Healthcare Center, Rossville, where she had resided for the past month and a half.
  Born April 24, 1927, in Lafayette, she was the daughter of Merritt and Alta Redding Johnson.  She graduated from Delphi High School in 1945.  On April 20, 1946, she married Frank B. Snipes, who survives.
  Mrs. Snipes was a homemaker and helped her husband on the farm.  She was also the Cutler correspondent for the Carroll County Comet for many years.
  She was a member of the Cutler Presbyterian Church, where she served as deacon, was active in the choir, and helped prepare church dinners.
  She was also a member of the Forty-Niners Extension Homemakers Club.
  Mrs. Snipes had resided in the Cutler area for 50 plus years before moving to Flora.  She enjoyed gardening, crafts, and sewing and was an avid reader.
  Surviving with her husband are a granddaughter, Melissa McKenzie (husband; Rob) of Flora; a grandson, Brian McKinley (wife: Angela) of Kokomo; five great-grandsons, Jason and Jake Roddel, Casen McKenzie, and Tad and Parker McKinley; two brothers, Willis Johnson (wife: Betty) of Brookston and Wayne Johnson of Leesburg; a sister, Norma Burton (husband; Don) of Brookston; a son-in-law, John Angle of Lafayette; and several nieces and nephews.
  A daughter, Linda Angle, preceded her in death.
  Memorials may be made to the Cutler Presbyterian Church.
Obituary notice taken from The Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, April 8, 2009