Mrs. Snowden passed away Friday, October 6, 2017 at Anderson’s Hospital. Services will be Monday, October 9, 2017 at 11:00 am at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with Father Matthew Simmons officiating. Burial will be at St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
Mrs. Snowden participated in Girl Scouts for many years and loved bowling. She was retired from Rush Hospital as an LPN, where she worked in the nursery. She was a member of the Mercy Association (Sisters of Mercy). She was an active member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.
She is survived by her brothers, Thomas Harwell (Sue Ann) of Blountsville, AL, Minor Harwell (Hilda) of Poplarville, MS, and John Harwell (Bridget) of Meridian, MS; Nephew, Blake Harwell of Poplarville,MS; Niece Kara Oswalt (Curtis) of Brandon, MS; Nephew, Weston Harwell of Dallas,TX and Niece, Serena Sanders (Waylon) of Meridian, MS; her stepdaughter, Melissa Snowden Richardson (Shane) of Helena, AL; and Two Grandchildren, Eli Richardson and Presely Richardson of Helena, AL.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 24 years, Robert “Don” Snowden; her parents, Herbert T. Harwell Sr and Serena Crowe Harwell and infant sister Ellen Serena Harwell.
Visitation will be Sunday from 5-7 pm at James F. Webb Funeral Home. Rosary will be at 7pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Patrick Catholic School.
We wish to express our sincere sympathy to the Snowden family at this time.
James Rainey, Lauderdale County Assessor, and StaffMeridian, MS
Emily was such a special person and a blessing from God to all of us that were fortunate enough to know her. She will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.
Janelle Morton, Jenny Lynn, Tina and GayRidgeland, MS
Thomas, so sorry for the loss of your sister. Condolences from your classmates of the MHS Class of '67.
Patsy Gambill TempleMeridian, MS
Emily was a very special and dear friend. She was like a sister I never had. She will be greatly missed but I know she is with her Heavenly Father. She now has a new and glorified body. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Vernie powersMeridian, MS
John,Bridget, and all the family, we are so very sorry to hear about Emily. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. Love, Jackie & Jim
Jim & Jackie CrawfordPass Christian (formerly, Meridian), MS
So sorry for your loss. Emily was such a sweet lady. I'm sure she is at peace in the arms of Jesus her Lord.
Rosemarie SchultzLauderdale, MS
Your in our prayers
Timothy & Gina MowdyNewton, MS