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 Fairy Ethelyn “Fay” <I>Snearly</I> Tohill

Fairy Ethelyn “Fay” Snearly Tohill

Yale, Jasper County, Illinois, USA
Death 13 Mar 2010 (aged 98)
Riverwoods, Lake County, Illinois, USA
Burial Yale, Jasper County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 49825488 · View Source
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Fay is the gr gr gr granddaughter of William Alexander, Rev War Vet, 1752 Virginia - 1831 Kentucky.

Fay E. (Snearly) Tohill, 98, of Riverwoods, formerly of Oak Lawn and Yale, died at 11:30 p.m. Saturday, March 13, 2010, in her residence.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Strasburg, with the Rev. Brownie Tohill officiating. Visitation will be 9:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery, Yale. Memorials may be made to the Midwest Care Center, 2050 Claire Court, Glenview, IL60025 or PLOWS Council on Aging, 7808 College Dr., Suite 5E, Palos Heights, IL 60463.

Fay was born Nov. 3, 1911, in Yale, the daughter of William Dennis and Hulda Tabitha (Adkinson) Snearly. She married Harry Arden Tohill Aug. 3, 1940. He preceded her in death Sept. 29, 1996.

Surviving are her son, Arden Tohill, Jr. and wife Mary of Canal Fulton, OH; daughter, Arlene Rubin and husband Robert of Riverwoods; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Arden; brothers, Harold and David Fudge; and sister, Drucie (Fudge) Newsom.

Published in the Effingham Daily News.

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  • Maintained by: Carole Lee Alexander
  • Originally Created by: Lady In Black
  • Added: 16 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49825488
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Fairy Ethelyn “Fay” Snearly Tohill (3 Nov 1911–13 Mar 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49825488, citing Bethel Cemetery, Yale, Jasper County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Carole Lee Alexander (contributor 47288670) .