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Laura Ghaston Sneed, 90

Laura Ghaston Sneed age 90, of Lafayette, Tenn., passed away on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at the Gallatin Health Care.  Funeral services for Laura Ghaston Sneed were conducted Friday, June 13, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Guthrie Thompson officiating.

Michael Robertson served as honorary pallbearer.  Griffin Tilman, Benny Tilman, Stevie Morris, Marvin Morris, Brandon Morris, and Brent Morris served as active pallbearers.  Burial followed in the Macon County Memorial Gardens.

Laura Ghaston Sneed was born on Sunday, February 17, 1918 in Macon County, Tenn., one of four siblings to the late Joel and Betty Sarah Beasley Dyer.  On March 29, 1936, Laura Ghaston was married to Quentin F. Sneed, sharing fifty years of marriage and four children; he preceded her in death on May 2, 1986.  Besides her husband and parents, daughter, Betty Jo Morris, brothers, Joe Dyer, and Donald Dyer, sister, Rachel Bransford, and one grandchild preceded her in death.  

Laura Ghaston was a homemaker; she had a great passion for quilting and loved to be around her family.  She was a member of the Piper’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.

She is survived by; three daughters, Joyce Keene, and Frances Dean both of Gallatin, Tenn., Sue Tilman of Bethpage, Tenn., nine grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren.