Thomasine K. ‘Tommie’ Sneed, age 62 of Lima, passed at 6:57 p.m., Saturday, February 13, 2021 at St. Rita’s Medical Center. She was born April 6, 1958 in Terre Haute, Indiana to the late Richard and Frances Maude Walker Phalen. On July 1, 1977 she married David L. Sneed, who passed on January 7, 2021.
Mrs. Sneed retired as a nurses aide with home health care. She enjoyed working with plants both inside and outside her home. She will be remembered for her carefree spirit, her love to dance, and being a ‘social butterfly’. Most of all she treasured time with her family, especially the grandchildren.
She is survived by a son – Jason M. (Nicole) Sneed of Lima; 2 daughters – Melissa Felver of Lima; Jessica Shephard of Lima; 8 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren with one on the way, 2 brothers – Bill and Richard both of Indiana; and a sister – Nancy Newman of Indiana.
She was preceded in death by her parents – Richard and Frances Maude Walker Phalen, step mother – Gladys Rae Mote Phalen, a granddaughter, and a sister – Linda.
Funeral services will begin 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. James Carnes will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.