Sunday September 2, 1973
Marion County Fair Director Dies
Marion---John Perry Snipes, 77, died Friday in a local hospital.
Born in Marion County, he was a son of the late JW and Annie Stephens Snipes. He was a retired farmer and director of the Marion County Fair Association and a member of the Spring Branch Grange.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs Elise Watson Snipes; a daughter, Mrs Ralph (Ann) James of Hemingway; two sons, Kenneth Snipes of Marion and Harold Snipes of Cheraw; a sister, Miss Azalee Snipes of Marion; and a brother, W W Snipes of Marion.
Services will be 5pm today in Spring Branch United Methodist Church.
The family suggests that those who wish may make memorials to the Spring Branch United Methodist Church.
Richardson Funeral Home is in charge.
Submitted by Carolyn Klear, 15 Aug 2002.