Sgt. 1st Class Brandon K. Sneed January 17, 1972- October 10, 2005 HOUSTON, TX— Sgt. 1st Class Brandon K. Sneed, 33, went home to be with the lord on October 10, 2005. SFC Sneed, US Army, was killed when an explosive device detonated near his military vehicle during operations in Iraq. In Iraq, he commanded an M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle, which he was aboard when the improvised bomb exploded Monday, killing him and another soldier. Both men were assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division in Fort Benning, GA. SFC Sneed joined the Army 15 years ago following graduation in 1990 from Alief Hastings High School in Houston. He met his wife Lori while the two were both in the Army and stationed in Arizona. SFC Sneed leaves his wife, Lori, three children, Christopher, Brandee, and Brandon, Jr. (BJ); parents, Alvin and Gloria Mann of Houston, and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 22, 2005 at 11:00 am at Southwest Community Baptist Church, 14880 Bellaire Blvd, Houston. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Cemetery, Port Arthur, TX. Serenity Mortuary, 8619 Windswept Ln. 713-789-6448.
Published in Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on Oct. 21, 2005.