Source: The obituary is from a collection of newspaper (paper names not recorded) obituaries saved, by Fauniel Hershberger, during the 1950's, 60's, 70's and 80's. She was a life long resident of Fountain County Indiana. The collection is now housed at Crawfordsville District Public Library.
Mrs. Effie Dell McCarty Snelling, 82, of West Point Rt. 1, died Friday (May 1, 1970) in Lafayette Care Nursing Home where she had been a patient for seven weeks. She had been ill for the past five years. Mrs. Snelling was a member of the Jackson Heights United Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband, a farmer; a daughter, Mrs. Elwood Stover of Rt. 3, Lafayette; two sons, Ralph O. Snelling of Boswell and William L. Snelling of Birmingham, Mich.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. --typed by Walt W