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Earline Elizabeth Durden Snowden Sands

February 6, 1933 — August 6, 2023

Earline Elizabeth Durden Snowden Sands, age 90, of Big Sandy, TN passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2023 at her residence. Mrs. Sands was born on February 6, 1933 in Soperton, Georgia to the late Elvin Durden and the late Lora Phillips Durden. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Ruben C. Snowden; second husband, Bernard Sands; son, Gerald (Jerry) Snowden; and two brothers.

Survived by: Sons: Gene (Shelley) Snowden, Glenn (JoAnn) Snowden, Jim (Tammy) Snowden; Daughter: Mary (William Earl) Matheney; Stepson: Mark Sands; Stepdaughter: Althea Cuadras; One Brother and Five Sisters; Seven Grandchildren; 20 Great Grandchildren and 2 Great Great Grandchildren

Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday, August 8, 2023 from Noon-1:30 PM at Stockdale-Malin Funeral Home in Big Sandy, TN.

Private graveside services will be held with Father Matthew Snowden officiating.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2023

12:00 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

Stockdale -Malin Funeral Home

, Big Sandy, TN 38221

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