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Johnnie Buford Snead, 89, of Fayetteville

Johnnie Buford Snead, 89, of Fayetteville, passed away September 23, 2013.

He was born and raised in Fayette County and was the former mayor of Woolsey. He was a Purple Heart recipient from WWII with the U.S. Army. In 1983, he retired after 29 years as a driver for Overnite Transportation.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mildred Walker Snead; daughters Pat Eubanks of Griffin, Henrietta Eubanks of Woolsey and Debbie (John) Biggs of Fayetteville; son Wayne (Beth) Snead of Stone Mountain; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister Margie (John) Gordon of Hampton; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, September 25, at 11 a.m. at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, 110 Brooks Woolsey Rd., Fayetteville, Ga. 30215. Rev. Ed Lynch will officiate. The family received friends on Tuesday, September 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Vincent De Paul, c/o St. Gabriel Catholic, 152 Antioch Road, Fayetteville, Ga. 30215.

Carl J. Mowell & Son, Fayetteville – www.mowellfuneralhome.com

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