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Alice Henry Snell

January 26, 1932 — February 5, 2024


Alice Beatrice Henry Snell, age 92 of Asheboro, passed away on Monday, February 5, 2024 at Clapp’s Convalescent Nursing Home.

Alice was born in Limavady, Northern Ireland on January 26, 1932 to William and Mary Neely Henry. Alice was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She loved to travel and has been to all fifty states, as well as multiple countries. Alice was a cub scout leader and very active in multiple churches she attended over the years. She was President of the Homemakers Extension club in Delaware and helped organize and run the Compassionate Friends Organization in Asheboro. In addition to her parents, Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Snell; son, Thomas Snell; and 8 siblings. 

Alice is survived by her children, Helen Schieve of Winchester, VA, William “Bill” Snell of Greensboro, and Don Snell of Fuquay Varina; grandchildren, Ian Schieve, Keegan Schieve, Fiona Schieve, Sarah Snell, and Kayla Snell; and her sister, Eileen Lowry of Northern Ireland. 

A celebration of life service will be held on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at 2:00 PM at First Presbyterian Church, Asheboro, 420 W. Walker Ave., Asheboro, with Rev. Brian Rummage officiating. 

Memorials may be made in Alice’s honor to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023 or to the ALS Association, 1300 Wilson Blvd Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22209. 

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

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First Presbyterian Church

420 W Walker Ave, Asheboro, NC 27203

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