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Thomas Gordon Snead, Sr.

September 20, 1926 — August 3, 2020

Thomas Gordon Snead, Sr.

Thomas Gordon Snead, Sr. of Scottsburg, VA passed away August 3, 2020.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on September 20, 1926 and was 93 years of age. He was the son of the late Stanhope Downs Snead and the late Madge S. Snead. He was married to Nellie Hazelwood Snead who survives.


He was a member of Scottsburg United Methodist Church and served in the United States Army.  


Thomas Gordon Snead is survived by:

His Wife

Nellie Hazelwood Snead of Scottsburg

His Children

Thomas Gordon Snead, Jr and wife Vickie of Richmond

Timothy L Snead and wife Adrienne of Scottsburg

John Downs Snead and wife Missy of Scottsburg

Dana Elizabeth Snead of Richmond

Six Grandchildren

Christen Trivette (Proctor), Lauren Bell (Win), Lee Snead, Eric Snead, Lydia Snead and Evan Snead

Four Great Grandchildren

Harvey Trivette, Sam Trivette, Emma Trivette and Vivian Bell


Shirley Burgess of Courtland

Host of Nieces and Nephews


***Preceded in death by***


Hugh Snead, Gladys Waggoner, Joyce Cassada, Earl Snead, Wilma Puckett and Maxwell Snead


A funeral service will be held Friday, August 7, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kerry Halbert officiating. Burial to follow in Oakland Cemetery, Scottsburg, VA. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, funeral service for will be livestream via Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.


The family will receive friends Friday one-hour prior to the service at Powell Funeral Home.


The family extends a special thank you to his caregivers, Lorene Wade and Dot Powell


For memorials please consider Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 96, Scottsburg, VA 24589.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.


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Friday, August 7, 2020

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

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Friday, August 7, 2020

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