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Christal Newton Snowden

Mrs. Christal Newton Snowden, 67, passed away at her home, surrounded by her family, on Sunday, January 6, 2008.

She was born August 8, 1940, to Albert B. and Callie Holland Newton in Lee County, Kentucky. She had lived in the Richmond community since 1966 and was a former employee of Hill Floral Products. She enjoyed cake-baking, crocheting, quilting and doing genealogy work. She affirmed her faith in Christ and was baptized on December 12, 2007.

Christal will be missed by her husband, Jimmy Snowden, of Richmond; her daughters, Connie Abrams and her fiance, Mark Smith, and Linda Lahmann and her husband, Alan Jr., all of Richmond; her son, Steve Bowman and his wife, Kathy, of Richmond; a step-daughter, Sharon Webb, of Irvine, Kentucky; step-son, Ricky Lee Snowden, of Clay City, Kentucky; 8 grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter, a sister, Virginia Horn, of Richmond; 2 brothers, Tildon Newton and Ernest Newton, both of Richmond; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Christal was preceded in death by her parents; a grandson, Johnathan Alan Lahmann, on Dec. 10, 2007; 7 sisters and 5 brothers.

A funeral ceremony will be conducted by Pastor Heath Rickmond at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 10, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Williamsburg Cemetery.

Family and friends may gather for visitation from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9, at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Johnathan Lahmann Memorial Scholarship, 33 South 7th Street, Richmond, Indiana 47374; or Williamsburg Cemetery.

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Aunt Crit, You were truely a wonderful person and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May God bless them during this difficult time.

Carol and Richard Patmore Jan 8 2008 12:00 AM

I love you all with my heart and soul,,,Jimmy,Connie,Linda,Earl,Till,Jenny,,,miss you all very much

Carol Mann Jan 8 2008 12:00 AM

Aunt crit,I will always have fond memories of you, and the time we spent together.I love you and will miss you, but i will never forget you.rest in peace and may God Embrace you in his arms .I love you .Nancy

Nancy Pope Jan 8 2008 12:00 AM

Hello Connie and Linda, this is Allens sister, Lori. I just saw your mothers picture in the obituary. I just wanted to say that I am so sorry and god bless both of you, you guys so need it. Take care, Love Lori and family.

Lori Martin Jan 8 2008 12:00 AM

I love you all very much and you are in my thoughts

Melinda McDaniel Jan 8 2008 12:00 AM