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Clevie Dee Owens Snoke
Birth: Sep. 27, 1916
Highland Home
Crenshaw County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 2009
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA

She was the fifth of seven children, the fourth daughter of Lawyer Jimmie Owens and Effe Garner. She was raised on a farm in south central Alabama. Born just before the United States entered World War One, and a few years before women received the right to vote and prohibition became the law of the land. She picked cotton by hand, sewed quilts, canned food, drew water from a creek (later a well), read by kerosene light, and rode in a mule drawn wagon to go to church. Prior to World War Two, she and her sister, Ouina, moved to Fairhope, Alabama, and took a job with a dry cleaner. She later met her husband, Hubert F. Snoke, several months prior to the end of the war and they married October 7, 1944. After the war, staying briefly in Alabama, she moved to Pennsylvania (1946) and later several locations in New York (starting in 1954, Brentwood, Endwell, Norwich and Rochester/Greece) with Hubert, where she retired from McCurdy & Company, Rochester, New York as a sales clerk. She later moved back to Fairhope (1980) and then to Elkhart, Indiana (1981) where she lived the remainder of her days. She was loved by all who met her. Although she never finished school herself (she had to drop out after the 7th grade), she always pushed and encouraged her children to learn, learn, learn. At the time of her passing, she was survived by her husband, two sons, six grandchildren, and twentyone great-grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Lawyer Jimmie Owens (1879 - 1968)
  Eff Garner Owens (1886 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Hubert Funk Snoke (1915 - 2012)*
 
 Sibling:
  Curtis Woodrow Owens (1914 - 2009)*
  Clevie Dee Owens Snoke (1916 - 2009)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memory Gardens of Fairhope
Fairhope
Baldwin County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: Erich Snoke
Record added: Feb 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33651273
Clevie Dee <i>Owens</i> Snoke
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Clevie Dee <i>Owens</i> Snoke
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