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Henry Snipes

ROCK HILL -- Mr. Oliver Henry Snipes, 83, of 3422 Good Place Road passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at his home.

Funeral services for Mr. Snipes will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2007, at Woodhaven Baptist Church, with Dr. Tom Patterson and the Rev. Ron Fite officiating, with burial to follow at Grandview Memorial Park - Cherry Road.

A native of Rosman, N.C., Mr. Snipes was the son of the late Daniel Vance Snipes and the late Maude Hendrix Snipes. He was a member of Woodhaven Baptist Church and a member of the Agape Sunday School Class. Mr. Snipes retired from Celanese Corporation. He loved watching NASCAR racing and working in his vegetable garden.

Mr. Snipes is survived by his wife, Ada Holsclaw Snipes; his son, James "Jimmy" Oliver Snipes and his wife, Terri of Rock Hill; his daughter, Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Snipes of Rock Hill; his brothers, Roy Lee Snipes of Rosman, N.C., Bradley Harold Snipes of Brevard, N.C., and Ray Lowell Snipes of Pisgah Forest, N.C.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Snipes was preceded in death by his brothers, Craig Daniel Snipes and Russell Wilkerson Snipes and his sisters, Jane Snipes Rains, Louise Snipes Smith and Ruby Snipes Thomas.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8 p.m. today, Nov. 1, 2007, at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC and other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to Woodhaven Baptist Church, 2060 Marett Blvd., Rock Hill, SC 29732 or Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731.