Rhea Franklin Snapp


Mr. Rhea Franklin “Brother” Snapp, age 90, Limestone, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the Johnson City Medical Center.
Mr. Snapp was born in Limestone, Tennessee, son of the late Orell and Mary Humphrey Snapp. In addition to his parents, Mr. Snapp was also preceded in death by his sisters, Wilma Snapp Broyles (Darrell), Juanita Snapp Sinks, and Jenny Snapp Keebler (Doug); and brothers Robert Snapp (JoAnn), Harold Snapp, and Paul Snapp (Blonda).
Mr. Snapp was a member of New Salem Baptist Church and the Men’s Sunday School Class.
He was a farmer and electrician by trade.
He also had a love for baseball as he was a talented baseball player.
His love of God, church, and family were the essence of his character.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 63 years, Mildred Dunbar Snapp; son Ronnie Snapp, Limestone and special friend Carol Whaley; daughter, Robin Snapp, Charlotte, N.C.; sister, Rena Snapp Hensley, Limestone; many nieces and nephews with special honor to Jerry Hensley, Grant Hensley, Tim Humphrey and Tammy Shaw.
The family express their appreciation to Sheree Cloyd and Shelby Humphrey for their loving care.
Funeral services for Mr. Snapp will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 14, 2018 at New Salem Baptist Church with Dr. Craig Ponder, Pastor Joe Baker, and Reverend Bill Ponder officiating. Caleb Shaw music/soloist. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM prior to the service.
Graveside services will follow at New Salem Baptist Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mike Douthat, Jerry Hensley, Tim Humphrey, Mark Newman, Doug Shaw, and Dustin Shaw. Honorary pallbearers will be the New Salem Men’s Sunday School Class.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to the New Salem Cemetery Fund, 421 Lester Snapp RD., Limestone, TN 37681.

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04-15-2018 The Weavers
While words fail to capture the pain of losing a loved one, we look forward to the time when words will fail to capture the joy of having our heavenly Father return your dear one to you. May you find comfort in knowing that he is safe in the memory of God, who will remember every detail about him and bring him back again. (John 5:28, 29)
04-14-2018 John & Brenda Shelton
We are so sorry for your loss you all are in our prayers.
04-14-2018 Tina Yarbor & Kevin Yarbor
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time.
04-13-2018 Judy Franklin
Ronnie My deepest sympathy on the passing of your father.
04-13-2018 Juanita O'Dell
I am so sorry. I will keep the famil in my prayers.
04-13-2018 Tammy Peterson/Joyce & Ray Holtsinger
Our deepest sympathy on the loss of Brother. Prayers going up for all of of the family. May you feel God’s presence and peace at this time.
04-12-2018 Tom mccurry
Sorry for the loss of a great friend prayers out for you all
04-12-2018 Susie Gillis Bennett
So sorry, sending love and prayers to you all dear friends.


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