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Rena M Smothers Snedeker
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1906
Norfork
Baxter County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 2006
Walnut Ridge
Lawrence County
Arkansas, USA

Rena is daughter and one of 8 children William Harvey Smothers b 9 JAN 1870 Marion Co Ark and Caldonia
Williams b 17 MAR 1882 Marion Co Arkansas.
Rena married Henry Clay Snedeker Dec 12 1924 Alicia, Lawrence,Ark b 20 Jan 1902, passed 8 Nov 1971. She also had 3 other siblings by her mother's lst marriage, one half sister mentioned in her obit, Zelma, and brother Homer Russell, both aka Smothers died 1949, another half sister Almira born Jan 1900 likely died by 1910.

1910 Rena M Smothers Age 1910: 3 Birth Year: 1907 Birthplace: Ark Home 1910: Union, Baxter, Ark
Race: White Gender: Female Relation Head House:Dau
Marital Status: Single
Father Name:William Harvey Smothers
Father Birthplace:Ark
Mother Name:Caldonia Williams Smothers
Mother Birthplace:Ark

Arkansas County Marriages Index 1837-1957 Rena Smothers Female Age: 18 Birth: abt 1906 Res Alicia, Lawrence, Ark
Spouse:Clay Snedeker Male Age:21 Res Alicia, Lawrence,Ark
Marriage Date: 12 Dec 1924
License Date: 11 Dec 1924 FHL Film:2195823

Clay Snedeker Arkansas County Marriages 1837-1957
birth:1902 residence:12 December 1924 Alicia
Lawrence, Arkansas
marriage:12 December 1924 Lawrence, Arkansas
marriage license:11 December 1924

1930 Rena Snedeker Female Birth:abt 1907 Ark White
Home 1930: Marion, Lawrence, Arkansas
Married Relation Head of House:Wife
Spouse Name: Clay Snedeker
Father Birthplace:Missouri Mother Birthplace:MO
Household Members: Name Age
Clay Snedeker 27
Rena Snedeker 23
Orbert Snedeker 4 1926 +Betty L
Annetta Snedeker 1 1929 Ann +Jackson

[his name is really messed up]
H Clay Trindek Census 1940 Marion Township, Lawrence, Arkansas Male Age: 37 Married White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Birthplace: Arkansas Birth Year Est 1903
Last Place of Residence: Same Place
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
H Clay Trindek Head M 37 Arkansas Henry
Rena Trindek Wife F 34 Arkansas
Orbit Trindek Son M 14 Arkansas Orbert
Arvetta Snideker Dau F 10 Arkansas Annetta
Shird Snideker Uncle M 56 Indiana

Rena and Clay had 2 known kids
1Orbert Lewis Snedeker Ark First Draft Reg Cards 1940-1945
birth: 18 July 1925 draft reg Alicia, Lawrence Ark
+Betty L ? living Jonesboro 2006 per mom's obit
2Annetta Snedeker b 1929 Alicia, Lawrence, Ark
+? Jackson living Jonesboro 2006 per mom's obit

Clay Snedeker United States Soc Sec Death Index
birth:20 January 1902
death:November 1971 Alicia, Lawrence Ark
Social Security Number 429-14-xxxx
State Arkansas Age 69
Last Place of Residence Alicia, Lawrence, Ark
Previous Residence Postal Code 72410

US Obit Collection Rena Smothers Snedeker
Death age: 100 Death Date:2 Nov 2006
Obit Date: 9 Nov 2006 Birth Date: abt 1906
Newspaper Title: Times Journal
The Newspaper Location: Jackson, OH, US
Locations Mentioned: Brookland, Norfork, Jonesboro,
Walnut Ridge, Mayflower, Alicia, AR
Other Persons Mentioned in Obituary:
Homer [Russell] aka Smothers, Adam, Orbert Snedeker
[son],Ann Jackson [dau], Murrell Taylor, Elizabeth Sullivan, Betty Sue [Albert wife], Lowell Graham,
Kendell Snedeker, Earl Smothers, Henry Smothers, Keith, North Little, Stella Washburn [half sis],
Henry Clay Snedeker[husband],
Elaine Blackman [grandau], Olan Smothers [half bro]

WALNUT RIDGE -- Rena Smothers Snedeker age 100;
She was born in Norfork and moved to Alicia 1918.She had lived the past 12 years in Walnut Ridge. She was a homemaker and formerly was a cook at the Alicia School for many years. She was a member of Alicia Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Orbert Snedeker and wife,
Betty L. Snedeker of Jonesboro; a daughter, Ann Jackson of Jonesboro; a sister, Stella Washburn of Mayflower; two grandchildren, Elaine Blackman and husband, Keith of Brookland and Kendell Snedeker and wife, Betty Sue of Alicia; and one great-grandchild, Elizabeth Sullivan and husband, Adam of North Little Rock.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clay;
four brothers, Henry, Earl, Olen and Homer,[half bro aka Russell] Smothers mrd Sarah Edith Watson #129783813,
and Zelma Russell mrd Lucian Neal Cox [half sis aka Smothers]#139498129 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Harvey Smothers (1870 - 1922)
  Caldonia Williams Smothers (1882 - 1966)
 
 Siblings:
  Zelma Arizona Russell aka Smothers Cox (1900 - 1973)**
  Homer Lee Russell aka Smothers (1901 - 1949)**
  Henry Price Smothers (1905 - 1949)*
  Rena M Smothers Snedeker (1906 - 2006)
  Olen Aster Smothers (1909 - 1992)*
  Earl Lewis Smothers (1913 - 1986)*
  Stella Marie Smothers Washburn (1917 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
In His Will Is Our Peace
 
Burial:
Strangers Home Cemetery
Alicia
Lawrence County
Arkansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Marsha Phipps
Record added: Nov 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16451719
Rena M <i>Smothers</i> Snedeker
Added by: Renee Lynch
 
Rena M <i>Smothers</i> Snedeker
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