Ronnie Snell
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Ronnie Snell
  • June 12, 1943 - January 19, 2017
  • Palmdale, California

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Our Beloved Ronnie Snell





Ronnie Snell was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma on June 12, 1943 to John and Celestine Snell. Ronnie graduated from Douglas High School in Oklahoma City and attended Langston University. Ronnie moved to California where he was drafted into the United States Army. Ronnie was united in marriage to Martha Smith in 1970. The couple was married for over 20 years and from that union, they raised three daughters, Marquita Griffin of Atlanta, Georgia, Nicole Snell and Celes Snell of Oklahoma City. Along those children was Dena Steele of Oklahoma City. Ronnie enjoyed family, friends, and sports, and helping other in his community. Ronnie was the Ambassador of the Senior Community where he resided. Ronnie was a gentle and kind man, and loved by all. Most of all, Ronnie loved the Lord, and he was a faithful child of our heavenly father. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Celestine Snell, his brother, Reece Snell, and his four beloved children, fourteen grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.