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Vernon Owen Snipes

December 30, 1942 — January 14, 2020

Vernon O. Snipes, age 77, passed away January 14, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa on December 30, 1942 to the late Wilbur and Lena (Phillips) Snipes. Vern retired from Griffin Pipe and is president of the Pottawattamie County Genealogy Society. He is the owner of A+ Tax Pros in Council Bluffs.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Don, Cliff and Jean.
Vern will always be remembered for his love and devotion to his family and is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sharon Snipes; sons, William Garrison and Dennis Garrison (Diane); grandchildren, Felicia Caddell (Randy), William Garrison (Alissa), Steven Young, Dr. Pauline Seymour Sosi (Tyler); great grandchildren, Destiny, Nikki, Sawyer, Harper and Brinley; siblings, Mary Lea Moore, Betty Hall (Jake Taylor), Lucy Hansen (Ron), Glenn Snipes (Sylvia), Ray Snipes (Linda), Bill Snipes (Judy), Dennis Snipes (Deb); niece, Becky Spieker; a host of other family and friends.

Services are on Saturday January 18, 2020. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the funeral will begin at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be that afternoon in the Grange Cemetery. The family will direct memorials.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, January 18, 2020

9:30 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home and Crematory

1221 North 16th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

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Funeral Ceremony

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home and Crematory

1221 North 16th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

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Burial

Grange Cemetery-Honey Creek

Honey Creek, IA 51542

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