Ernest (Bud) Sneed, Jr. 81, of Cherokee passed away at Cherokee Indian Hospital on May 16, 2012. He was a resident of the Wolftown Community.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Mary Leauna (Smith) Sneed.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Margaret (Waggie) Sneed; his children, Dennis (Fuzz) Sneed, Darren (Dune) Sneed and wife, Roberta, and Trina (Cricket) Owle and husband, Donnie; sisters, Gertha Shipman, Winnie Lee Nunez, and Carrie Lou Parker; brothers, Hillard Sneed, Herbert Sneed, Jimbo Sneed, and Pine Knot Sneed; grandchildren, Amelia Owle, Dennis “Popcorn” Sneed, Heather Sneed, Kyle Sneed, Kyra Sneed, and Kasdan Saunooke; and also four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Friday, May 18, 2012 at Macedonia Baptist Church from 6-10pm. The funeral service will be held at 2pm on May 19, 2012.
The Rev. Danny Conseen and the Rev. James (Bo) Parris will officiate and burial will follow in the Sneed Family Holly Bush Cemetery. Pall bearers will be grandsons and members of the Wolftown Free Labor Group.
Long House Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. An on-line memorial register is available at www.longhousefuneralhome.com.