Lewis Snead

In Memorial

 Lewis “Lew” Pritchard Snead, 54, of 8200 Caratoke Highway, Powell’s Point, NC died Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at his residence.  Born in Portsmouth, VA, he was the son of Jane Pritchard Snead of Coinjock, NC and the late Kermit Branscome Snead.  Lew was a carpenter.

 He is survived by two sisters, Alice Ballance of Currituck, NC and Nancy Snead of Coinjock, NC; a brother Bryan Snead of Coinjock, NC; girlfriend, Terry Beasley of Powell’s Point, NC; and three nephews, Dalton Ballance, Brandon Ballance, and Robert Snead.

 Family and friends are invited to a memorial service Sunday, November 4, 2012 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the home of Alice Ballance, 141 South Currituck Road, Currituck, NC.  The family request that in lieu of gifts or flowers, contributions be made to Community Care Clinic, 918 Greenleaf Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Snead family.  You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.twifordfh.com.


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  1. Polly McClenny

    mema, brian, alice, nancy & terry,
    i am so sorry for you loss and pray that you find comfort in the coming days. i love you guys.

  2. Barbara Faircloth Eck


    I am so sorry for your loss. I know it has been years since we have been in
    touch. I do think of you guys often.
    My thoughts are with you and your loved ones during this most difficult time.

  3. n SimpsonCarolyn

    Sorry to hear the the loss of your brother. My prayers and thoughts are with your family. God Bless you. Carolyn

  4. Cathy Austin Buchanan & Ricky Dowdy

    Snead Family,
    So sorry to learn of Lew’s passing. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this time of your loss and always.
    Cathy & Ricky

  5. Diana Poyner Merrick

    Bryan, Nancy, Alice,

    So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  6. Charlene Sawyer Cartwright

    Please accept my deepest sympathy. It has been many years since we all played together at Miss Mattie’s house but I still remember Lew teasing me about my pig tails. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family.

  7. Alethia Spry and Jane Maloney

    We were so sorry to hear about Lew’s passing. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  8. Chris Hooper

    To you all I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR OF LEW’S PASSING. Only a little while ago he was in the store and we and Ms. Terry had a good visit. He always had a smile on his face and something good to say. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. LOVE YA Chris

  9. Nita and Richard Conner

    We are very sorry to hear of Lew’s passing. Praying for peace and comfort for you in this difficult time.

  10. Jane Burton - Orange, Virginia

    Jane, Alice, Nancy and Bryan:
    My thoughts and prayers are with you. As you all know Lou will always hold a special place in my heart, that gruff façade was simply that, he had a heart the size of Texas. He loved his family and Terri. I am so thankful he, Alice and I got to have lunch at Currituck Club in April while I was at the beach. I know you will miss that big old smile and grumbling, but know that he is with his dad in Heaven. Love to you all.

    Jane Burton – Orange, Virginia

  11. Kathy Woodruff

    I was so sad to hear about Lew. I always had a great time when I worked for Lew bartending. God will wrap his arms around you during this time. You will all be in my prayers.

  12. Lorine McCoy

    Jane and family, so sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. God bless each of you at this time and in the future.
    Lorine McCoy
    Rocky Mount, NC

  13. Janet Kirby

    Nancy, Alice, Brian, and Mama Jane. I have all of you in my prayers. Lewis is in gods hands now. I have asked the Lord to take all your pain, and sorrow away. I have so many memories of all of us growing up togther every summer. June you and your husband had always been kind to my family Thank you all for every thing. May God Bless all of you. Love to all. Janet Lake Kirby.

  14. Mary & Steve Emmons

    Dear Nancy,
    Steve and I want you to know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May the good Lord hold you close as you grieve the loss of your brother Lew. May his soul rest in peace and may all those who loved him find peace in the memories of better days. God bless you always.

  15. Rhonda Brower

    My deepest condolences to all of you. Lew will be missed by many and he will no longer suffer from diabetes and other complications, just as Sam did. Lew and your family have always been kind to me and I miss seeing all of you. In heaven, there is no pain and sorrow and now we have two more angels to look over us. May God bless all of you in your time of sorrow.

  16. Wanda & Jason

    Sorry to hear of the passing of your brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Wanda & Jason
    Coastal Rehab

  17. Donna &Kenyon Hayman

    We are sorry to hear about your loss. God is close to those whose hearts are breaking. Our prayers are with all the family. Donna & Kenyon Hayman

  18. Connie Brice

    Jane and family, So sorry to hear about Lew. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

  19. Nancy Snead

    To all our Family and Friends:

    Thank you all for the prayers and food and gifts of love you all gave to us during this time and over the the 50 years we have lived in Currituck County, they have been a blessing. “Peace be unto this house”, and God bless all of you this holiday season. Have a non alcohol holiday in honor of Lew and Dad please, glory to God, they are freed from the chains of it all!!!

    Shalom ya’ll,

    Nancy D. Snead
    A Freed Alcholic

  20. Nancy D. Snead

    To all our family and friends:

    Spell check malfunction again! I am a FREED ALCOHOLIC, FREED FROM THE SMUTT OF HELL BY GOD’S GLORY!


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