February 23, 1948 - November 27, 2021
ADRIAN – Frances Loretta Sneed age 73, of Adrian, died Saturday evening, November 27, 2021 at Promedica Charles & Virginia Hickman Hospital. Fran was born on February 23, 1948 to James Durward and Maude Helen (Harrison) Vance at home in Elizabethton, Tennessee. The Vance family moved to Michigan where Fran and her younger brother, Jim, attended Sand Creek Schools; after graduation she went on to attend Siena Heights College. On July 28, 1967 Fran married Larry Munro Sneed and they shared almost 54 years together before Larry’s death on April 13,2021. Fran worked as a teacher’s aide in the special education program at Tecumseh Public Schools for many years; she also provided support and nurturing to the students at Maurice Spears Campus. Fran was a talented pianist where she gave of her talents to the Redemption Outreach Center (ROC) where she was a member for 30 years. She had a green thumb that showed in her many beautiful flower gardens around the family home, especially her rose gardens. Fran lived her faith and belonged to the Christian Mission in Adrian. She enjoyed drawing and writing; and had a book published in 2015, “The Best Snowmen Have A Heart.” Fran always made time for her family, treasuring the moments they shared together; and always thinking of others before herself. She is survived by her children, Christy (Howard) Crick and Nick Sneed (Cari Merritt); grandchildren, Zachary (Kaylie) Waters and Kaylynn Sneed; great-grandchildren, Zoey and Jaxson Waters; and brother, Jim Vance. Fran was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Larry. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. at Wagley Funeral Home, Adrian, with Bishop Scott Tysick officiating. Burial will follow at Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian. Visitation for Fran will be held on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 from 3-5 and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. A live streaming of the service will be accessible from Fran’s tribute wall on www.WagleyFuneralHomes.com where a link to view the recording will be available for 90 days. Memorial contributions may be made to Redemption Outreach Center or the Christian Mission in Adrian. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.WagleyFuneralHomes.com.
ADRIAN – Frances Loretta Sneed age 73, of Adrian, died Saturday evening, November 27, 2021 at Promedica Charles & Virginia Hickman Hospital. Fran was born on February 23, 1948 to James Durward and Maude Helen (Harrison) Vance at home... View Obituary & Service Information
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