Obituary for Shirley Mae Tickle Snavley

Shirley Mae Tickle Snavley, age 82 of Sunbury, Ohio and formerly Dublin passed away Tuesday,

June 2, 2020 at Country View Nursing Center, Sunbury, Ohio.

Born November 18, 1937 in Dublin, she was the daughter of the late George Austin Tickle and Nancy Mae Shepherd Tickle. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Eugene Snavley, Sr. whom she married July 17, 1954 and daughter, Debra Lynn “Debbie” Snavley.

Shirley is survived by sons Alfred Snavley, Jr. and wife Ruth of Canfield, Ohio and Jackey Snavley and wife Sara of Westerville, Ohio and by grandchildren Nancy (Eric) Ensley and Joshua (fiancée, Sandy) Snavley, and a sister, Mary Sue Duncan.

Shirley loved her family and some of her happiest times were spent with family around the dining table enjoying great food or gathered in the living room in quiet conversation while watching a good Western or Hallmark movie. She loved nature and animals in general and cats in particular. Her home was never without one or two cats who lived well under her care.

Throughout her life, Shirley remained the strong, steady, and loving matriarch of her family. Her quiet faith in the Lord brought her through both hard times and good and in the end, ushered her into her Heavenly home. She is deeply loved and will be sorely missed.

Family viewing will take place Tuesday June 9, 2020 from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. and graveside services will follow at 11:00 a.m., June 9, 2020 at Draper Valley Presbyterian Church Cemetery with Pastor Eddie Dalton officiating.

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Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family