Larry J. (Snap) Pettiford

JAMESTOWN Larry J. (Snap) Pettiford 65, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Liberty Nursing Home, Jamestown, Ohio after a short battle with Cancer. He is survived by his wife Gloria Pettiford, 4 children Kevin (Shereta) Wright of Georgia, Dr. Shannon L. (Elke) Pettiford, Dionne (Sherwyn) Graves, and Jonista Pebbles. He is survived by one sister Paulette Collins (James Beatty) and a sister-in-law Sharon Ferris. He has 8 grandchildren, Torria, Tonya, and Kevin Wright, Shannon J. Pettiford, Sherae and Christian Graves, and DeOnte and Tiarra Smith, BreOna Higgins, and one great granddaughter A'Riyah Smith. A special and devoted nephew Aaron Ferris and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his father David Pettiford, his mother Grace I. Scurry Ferris, and his brother Paul Ferris. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday April 6, 2013 at Middle Run Baptist Church 1000 East Church Street Xenia, Ohio 45385. Visitation will be 9:30 am until time of service which will be at 10:30 am. Rev. Harry Clark, Eulogist. Interment will follow at Cherry Grove Cemetery, Xenia Ohio. Arrangements entrusted to Porter-Qualls-Dunlap Funeral Home.