Funeral services for Orpha Lee Havard SnelsonaHa, 83, of Huntington will be held Saturday, May 31, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in the Carroway-Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Huntington with Brother Adrian Neal and Brother Cary Modisett officiating. Interment will follow in the Manning Cemetery.
Mrs. Snelson was born February 4, 1925 in Angelina County, Texas to the late Julie (Olds) and I.D. Havard, and died Wednesday, May 28, 2008 in a Houston hospital. She was a lifetime resident of Huntington. Mrs. Snelson was a homemaker and a member of the Highway Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Harold Snelson of Huntington; son and daughter-in-law, Edward and Judy Snelson of Huntington; daughters and sons-in-law, Pat and Gerald Conner of Huntington and Marylin and Ray Smith of Sour Lake; grandchildren and spouses, Michelle and Troy McClesky, Clark and Wendy Snelson, Alicia Cashell, Stacie and Fred Appleton, Brandon Smith and Jennifer and Damian Cabrera; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law, Carl and Jimmie Lee Havard and C.J. and Sue Havard, all of Huntington; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Billy Glenn Havard, Frank Harris, Wesley Graham, Louie Short, Sherman Snelson and Paul Howard.
Honorary pallbearers will be Pete White, Tom Havard, Lynn Denman, Robert Page, Greg Caton and Steve Farr.
The family will welcome friends and loved ones from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home in Huntington.