Genavee Snavely, 79

Genavee "Genny" Snavely, 79, of Wabash, died at 6 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at her home.

She was born April 11, 1939, in Akron, to Paul and Aletha (Clinker) Cox.

Genny was a 1957 graduate of Akron High School. She married Thomas R. Snavely in Wabash on February 28, 1958.

Genny worked at Wagner's, Wabash, Magnetics, 25 years at Clark's Grocery, and Bechtol's Grocery for five years. She also volunteered at the Dallas Winchester Senior Center in Wabash for 12 years. Genny enjoyed walking in the woods, fishing, gardening, and canning her garden produce. She especially loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Genny is survived by her husband, Thomas R. Snavely, daughter, Cora (Mike) Hall, two grandchildren, Tom (Ashley) Hall, and Katie (Chris) Crace, and four great-grandchildren, Maddison Hall, Aiden Hall, Cora Crace, and Tinsley Crace, all of Wabash; brother, Floyd Cox, of Akron; seven sisters, Mary Etta Basham of Mishawaka, Helen Cox of Wabash, Pauline Meyer of North Manchester, Willodean Zolman of Columbia City, Patsy Carpenter of Rochester, Jean Kirby of Greentown, and Jane Spratt of Silver Lake.

She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, Harold Cox, William Cox, Earl Cox, Milton Cox, and Dale Cox, two sisters, Juanita Cox, and Gail Grabel, and grandson, Mickey Hall.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 2 - 6 p.m., Sunday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are Dallas Winchester Senior Center or Wabash County 4-H.

The memorial guest book for Genny may be signed at

Posted on 2018 Aug 22