Mrs. Margaret Neal Snipes, 85, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at White Oak Manor. Mrs. Snipes was born Sept. 10, 1927, in Lancaster and was a daughter of the late Thomas Jackson Neal and Haselyn Parks Neal. She was the wife of the late Rev. Lytle J. Snipes. Mrs. Snipes was a homemaker and a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons, Tommy Snipes and his wife, Dianne, of Lancaster, and Terry Snipes and his wife, Peggy, of West Columbia; a daughter, Ginger Winburn of Society Hill, two sisters, Helen McCain and Betty Horton, both of Lancaster; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Snipes was preceded in death by four brothers, Aaron Neal, Cletus Neal, Milburn Neal and Guy Neal; and three sisters, Inez Rankin, Minnie Lee Phillips and Edna Mosier. The Celebration of Life Funeral Service for Mrs. Snipes is 11 a.m. today, Feb. 15, at The Chapel of Hartley-Burgess Funeral Home, 1800 Charlotte Highway, officiated by the Rev. Grover Johnson with burial at Lancaster Memorial Park. The family of Mrs. Snipes received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at Hartley–Burgess Funeral Home and other times at the home of her son, Tommy Snipes. The family suggests memorial contributions to White Oak Manor, Activity Fund, 253 Craig Manor Road, Lancaster, SC 29720. An online guest register is available on the obituaries page at www.hartleyburgess.com.
Hartley-Burgess Funeral Home & Crematory of Lancaster is caring for the family of Mrs. Snipes.