Obituary: Johnny Howard Snead


Johnny Howard Snead, 79, of Arley, entered into rest on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at his home.

Johnny was born on July 31, 1942 in Keen Mountain, Virginia.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Bethel No. 1 Baptist Church in Arley, where services will be held on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. He will lie in state from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Brother Mike Tidwell and Brother Charles Underwood. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery.

Johnny is survived by his daughter: Michelle Snead-Foote; stepsons: Dan Oglesby and David Oglesby; sisters: Wanda Scales and her husband Elvis, and Glenna Cornett and her husband Roger and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife: Amelia Snead; son: John Howard Snead II; parents: Glenn H. and Lucy Edna Bateman Snead; sisters: Betty Little and Elizabeth Waters and brother: Joe Snead