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Alvin Leroy Snowden
© Cheyenne Star
Submitted by: Wanda Purcell

Services were held Tuesday, July 19, 1966 for Alvin Leroy Snowden, who died Saturday July 16, 1966, in a Shamrock, Texas hospital after a prolonged illness.

Rev. Isaac Snow officiated at the 2:00 p.m. services held at the Assembly of God Church.

Alvin Leroy Snowden was born August 4, 1912, near Cheyenne, Oklahoma to Eli Ransom and Ava V. Snowden on October 12, 1934; he was married to Margie Belle Berry at Sayre, Oklahoma.

They lived for a while in Reydon, Oklahoma, making their home in Erick in 1949, where they have resided until the present time.

Mr. Snowden was converted in January of 1963.

He was a farmer.

Survivors include his wife of the home; four daughters, Ava Sailors and Donna Hugg of Lefors, Texas; Margie North and Rose M. Whitten of Erick; one son, Ransom of Erick; five sisters, Dessie Jay of Elk City; Maudie Cupp of Eva, Oklahoma; Zell Ratliff of Oklahoma City; Lola Burch of Glove, Arizona; Norma Mullin of Delta, Colorado; one brother, Floyd Snowden of Spokane, Washington; three half sisters, Millie Russell of Independence, Missouri; Bertie Staton of Wichita Falls, Texas; Mamie Berringer of San Angelo, Texas; and one half-brother, Lawrence Snowden of Sample, Kentucky; and fifteen grandchildren; as well as numerous friends.

Burial in Erick cemetery, Beckham county.

Pall bearers were J. P. Jones, J.B. North, Albert Lusby, Harley Swearinger, Joe Lawson and Carl Davis.

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