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Twila Gaye Snow

Twila Gaye Snow 35, of Bonnie died at 3:20 a.m. Friday, Nov. 18, 2005 
at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. 

She was born on Nov. 17, 1970, in Mt. Vernon to Charles and 
Carole (Lynch) Dees. She married Steven Snow on Aug. 19, 1989, 
at South Hickory Hill Christian Church in rural Mt. Vernon and 
he survives. Twila was a member of the South Hickory Hill Christian 
Church. She was a homemaker and had recently become a teacher. 
Twila was a 1988 graduate of Waltonville High School; a 
graduate of Rend Lake College and Southern Illinois University. She was 
the founder of the All for One Cancer Support Group and a Team Leader of 
Relay For Life for the past two years. She was a member of the South 
Hickory Hill Christian Church. She was Loving wife and devoted mother. 
She was Steven's Hero and Best Friend. 

Visitation will be held 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, 2005, at 
Newell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. 
Monday, Nov. 21, 2005, at Newell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with Pastor 
Gilbert Daniels officiating. Burial will follow at the South Hickory Hill 

She is survived by her husband, Steven Snow of Bonnie; one son, Blake 
Snow and two daughters, Twanna and Taylor Snow all still at home; 
parents, Charles and Carole Dees of Bonnie; paternal grandfather, 
Orland Dees of Waltonville; and maternal grandmother, Ethel Lynch of 
Bonnie; two sisters, Angela and husband, Douglas Summers of Bonnie, and 
Shelley and husband, Mitch McDowell of Mt. Vernon; her mother and 
father-in-law, Cleatis Snow and wife, Shirley of Mt. Vernon; three 
brother-in-laws, Charles "Rusty" Snow and wife, Donna of Mt. Vernon, 
Cleatis "Sonny" Snow, Jr. and wife Amy of Mt. Vernon, Todd Snow of 
Mt. Vernon; her three sister-in-laws, Diane and husband, Les Boone of 
Mt. Vernon, Kathy and husband, Bob Hulbert of Mt. Vernon, Rhonda and 
Frank Yeager of Georgetown, Ky. and many nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, John Lynch, 
paternal grandmother, Nina Dees. 

For those wishing, memorials may be made to the Twila Snow Benefit
Fund or The Snow Children's Education Fund and will be accepted at 
the Newell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Friends may call at the Newell 
Funeral Home for further information at 618-246-0100.

Date: Sat-Sun 19-20 Nov 2005  
Source: The Register-News, Mt Vernon, IL
Submitted by:  Robert W. Loman

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