July 15, 2016
COLUMBUS — Leon “Dank” Snell, 65, died July 6, 2016, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Beulah Grove Full Gospel Baptist Church with Shalamark Simpson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation is today from noon-6 p.m. at Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus. Mr. Snell was born July 11, 1950, to the late Rena Snell and Lula Dell Lucious Snell in Artesia. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Rosie Baker Snell; daughter, Jessica Ann Snell; and siblings, Bobby Snell, Dorothy Snell and Virgil Snell. He is survived by his children, Condrella Taylor of Flint, Michigan, Reejeanny Neely of Starkville, Deon Snell of Columbus, Senitra Clark-Jackson of Starkville, Kesha Randle of Lovett, Texas, Stephanie Baker-Hendrix of Columbus and Jermaine Snell of Columbus; siblings, Lois Brown and Yvette Snell, both of Maywood, Illinois, Myra Tolan of Rockford, Illinois, Otis, Larvelle, Jessie, Napoleon and Alvin Snell, all of Flint, Michigan; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.