Mrs. Snodgrass died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born July 26, 1924, in Yuma County, Colo., the daughter of Forrest and Bessie Worcester Sheard. She attended school in Joes, Colo.
Marjorie was a specification writer at Lawrence Paper Co., and retired after 35 years of service. She was a member of the Lawrence Women’s Bowling Association, and a member and officer of Alford-Clarke Post 852 of the VFW Auxiliary, Dorsey-Liberty Post 14 of the American Legion auxiliary, and the Eagles Lodge. She was an avid bowler, and loved animals and playing the piano.
She married Chester Vaughn in 1940 and had two sons, Kenneth and Dennis. She married Clarence ‘Pep’ Snodgrass on Apr. 17, 1947, in St. Francis, Kan. He preceded her in death, as did three brothers, Richard, Robert, and Dwight Sheard, and two grandsons, Jonathan Cannon and Ashanti Moshe.
Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Cannon, Skaneateles, N.Y., and Dennis Cannon, Gold Bar, Wash; three daughters, Connie Snow and husband Gary, Lawrence, Debbie Sink and husband Tommy, Ottawa, and Virginia Kanza, Carson City, Nev.; a brother, Glen Sheard and wife Anita, Carson City; a sister, Evelyn Willis and husband Don, Oskaloosa; nine grandchildren, Kathryn Cannon, Susan McCarvill, Kimberly Green, Brittany and Jason Cannon, Brandon and Kevin Henderson, Cynthia Goetz, and Dustin Ryan; and 15 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Lawrence Humane Society, or the Vintage Park Retirement Community Activity Fund, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044.