Lillian Sneed


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Posted Online: Nov. 20, 2012, 5:27 pm
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Lillian Gertrude Sneed, 79, of North Liberty, Iowa, formerly of LeClaire, died Nov. 18, 2012, at home.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf. Burial is at Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Friday.
She was born Jan. 30, 1933. She married Orville Edward Sneed Oct. 1, 1951, in Rock Island.
Surviving are her husband; children, Jerry, Colfax, Iowa, David, Davenport, Robert, Iowa City, Debra Bicket, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; many grandchildren; and great-grandchildren; a sister.












 



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