The Valdosta Daily Times
Susan J. Snelgrove Owens, age 47, passed away May 2, 2013 after a brief illness. Susan was born on March 14, 1966. She was a native of Brockton, MA and has previously lived in Lexington, NC, and most recently in Valdosta, GA for the past seven years. She was the daughter of the late Aubrey G. Snelgrove and the late Priscilla M. (Pratt) Snelgrove, both of Brockton, MA.
Susan is survived by her devoted and adoring fiancé Michael Griggs of Valdosta, GA and three loving daughters, Holly (Rackley) Hayes and Julie (Rackley) Welch, both of Lexington, NC and Hannah Griggs of Valdosta, GA. Susan was also a loving and caring mother to Rebecca Ann Taylor and David Griggs of Valdosta,GA. She was extremely proud of her five grandchildren; Noah Hayes, Madison Hayes, Ethan Rackley and Jaxon Welch, all of Lexington, NC and Nicholas Touchton of Valdosta, GA. She was the sister of Kathy Ann (Ingles) Valliere of Plymouth, MA, Lee Ann Snelgrove of West Lynn, MA, and Mark D. Snelgrove of East Freetown, MA, and the late Robert J. Ingles of Brockton, MA. Susan also leaves 3 nephews, Christopher Reichert of Brockton, MA, Daniel Reichert of Abilene, TX, John Ingles of Brockton, MA and a niece Aubrey Priscilla Snelgrove of East Freetown, MA, two aunts and several cousins.
Funeral services were private. A memorial service will be held on Saturday May 25, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church, 44 Park Ave., Whitman, MA 02382. Donations may be made in Susan’s name to: ASPCA, Gift Processing Center, PO Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090-6929. Please enclose a note indicating the name of the deceased, the name and the address of the person you wish to be contacted concerning the donation (Kathy Valliere, 121 Bourne Road, Plymouth, MA 02360), and whom the gift is from; or call 800-628-0028. — Music Funeral Services of Valdosta.