Mary Frances Snowden, 92, longtime member of Community United Methodist Church

Mary F. 'Frances' Snowden
Mary F. ‘Frances’ Snowden

Mary F. “Frances” Snowden, 92, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019. She was born in Norfolk to the late Mary and James Flemming Sr.

Frances was a stay-at-home mom and housewife most of her life, but she did work part-time as a substitute teacher at Kempsville Meadows Elementary School and worked in the treasurer’s office in the City of Virginia Beach.

Frances greatly enjoyed attending her church, where she was a longtime member of Community United Methodist Church; she was in the Church Circle and the choir. Frances also loved to travel with her husband and family.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 73 years, Robert Lee Snowden Sr.; son, Robert L. Snowden Jr.; and brother, Alvin Flemming.

Left to cherish her memory are her son, Jim Snowden (Gloria); brother, Thomas Flemming; four grandchildren, Chris Snowden (Izzy), Jeff Snowden (Maura), Steve Snowden (Teigha) and Bethany Phillips (Lee); 10 great grandchildren; nieces, Kim and Beth; and nephew, Jay.

The family offers special thanks to Melody, her caregiver and friend.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, July 11, at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, July 12, at Community United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park.

Share online condolences with the family at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home.

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