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OBITUARY: Sophia Delyla Snell

Ms. Sophia Delyla Snell, age 11, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee went into the arms of Jesus on Friday, August 5, 2022.

She was born in Smyrna, TN to Kenneth Snell and Suzan Lester.

Sophia was in the 6th grade at Whitworth Buchanan Middle School. She attended Fellowship United Methodist Church. Sophia was a smart, feisty, determined, full of life young lady. She was always well liked by her church family for the joyful way she thought of others.

Sophia enjoyed woodworking with her step-father. She used her artistry to create gifts. Sophia loved Jesus and her family above all else.

Sophia is survived by her parents, Kenneth Snell and Suzan Lester; step-father, Scott Gohlke; sisters, Jordan Rieger and her husband David and Casey Medcalf and her husband Owen; brother, Joseph Snell; niece and nephew, Allyce Boyd and Hunter Boyd; grandparents, Janice and Benny Poore; and a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, August 10, 2022 from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will take place Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 10:00 am at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in Simpson Cemetery in Rover, TN.


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Jennifer Haley
Jennifer Haley
Growing up in rural Upstate New York, Jennifer has always enjoyed the simple pleasures in life. She is an outspoken advocate for animal rights and has opened her home to many rescues over the years. In her spare time, she enjoys antiquing, hiking, and gardening.