Illene Friday Snow, 84, Nashville, Ark.


Illene Friday Snow, 84, a resident of Nashville, Ark., and former resident of Lockesburg, Ark., died Saturday, March 30, 2019 at her home.

She was born to Elon Alphonso and Fannie Mae Cannon Friday in Lockesburg, Ark., on May 12, 1934. She was a 1952 graduate of Lockesburg High School, and married the love of her life, Edgar D. Snow in 1953. She was a retired electronic technician for Nash Electronics, as well as a homemaker.  She loved her Lord and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lockesburg, where she taught first grade Sunday School for more than 20 years. She enjoyed her flowers, gardening, cooking, and traveling, but most of all, she cherished the time spent with family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Snow was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of over 55 years, Edgar; a great-grandchild; and her siblings, Lucy Ross, Julia Rettmann, and Ron Friday.

She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Cindy and Tim Johnson of Texarkana, Ark., and Lanie Snow of Nashville, Ark.; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three sisters, Elverna Sykes and Velma Owens both of Lockesburg, Ark., and Sharon Davis of Dierks, Ark.; as well as nieces, nephews, other family members and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in the First Baptist Church of Lockesburg with Bro. Jaron Tipton officiating. Visitation was held an hour prior to the service.

Burial followed in the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Lockesburg, Ark., under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home of De Queen, Ark.