Stetson Snell

Stetson Snell

Stetson Vincent Snell, 22, of rural Grand Chain (the Hillerman community), was born Sept. 9, 1997 in Paducah, Kentucky. He passed away Friday, May 15, 2020, in Paducah.

Stetson was the son of Vince and Lori (Harris) Snell.

Stetson was a 2016 graduate of Joppa High School and was employed by Ingram Barge Co. as a deck hand. Stetson was a member of Eastland Life Church at Metropolis.

He is survived by his daughter, Estella; his mother, Lori Zervas; his grandmothers, Cleta Snell and Alice Kerr; his brother, Michael; sisters, Halle and Mary; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Stetson was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Bud Snell and Ray Harris; and his father, Vince Snell.

A private service honoring the life of Stetson Vincent Snell was held May 19, 2020, at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna. Pastor Andy Lee will officiating. Burial was in the Hillerman Baptist Church Cemetery.

Donations in memory of Stetson Snell are suggested to the Hillerman Baptist Church Cemetery, c/o David Young, 3715 Shady Grove Road, Metropolis, IL 62960.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.

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