Murl K. Snow age 96 of Mulberry Grove passed away on Thursday October 16th. Funeral services for 96 year old Murl K. Snow will be held on Monday at 11AM at the Woburn Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Liberty Cemetery in Mulberry Grove. Friends may call Monday from 10AM until time of service at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Woburn Baptist Church and the Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Murl was born on January 1, 1918 in Bond County to W.L. and Avilla (Stewart) Snow. He was married twice, first to Jennie Williams who died August 14, 1971. He then married Dessie Terry on July 9, 1973 in Woburn, IL until the time of her death on July 30, 2013 .
He is survived by his daughter, Sandra Foght of Palmetto, FL and a sister Dorothy Maples of Auburn, Washington. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Jennie, second wife Dessie, a daughter Retha Larson, sons: Ronald Snow and infant sons Ricky and Rodney, sisters: Arlene Blackwell and Elizabeth Bandy, brothers: Fred, Carl, Wayne and James Snow.
Murl was born in Bond County and attended Montgomery County Schools graduating from Coffeen High School in 1936. He attended Business College in Centralia, IL. He worked at Eakins Poultry for 8 years, Mulberry Grove Locker Plant for 19 yars, and farmed. He attended and was a member of the Woburn Baptist Church, Woburn, IL.