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January 1, 1933 May 2, 2018
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Mrs. Bertha Louise (Nickle) Snook, age 85, of Republic, Missouri, passed away in her home with her loving family at her side. She was born on January 1, 1933, in Butterfield, Missouri, the daughter of Bertrum and Helen F. (Brown) Nickle.

Bertha was united in marriage to Robert Jackson Snook on October 26, 1954.

She loved her family; reading the Bible; crocheting and knitting, making a blanket for each of her grandchildren; going out to eat; faithfully attending the Republic First Baptist Church; and playing dominoes.

Her parents; and step father, Frank Coggin preceded Bertha in death.

Bertha is survived by her husband of 63 years, Robert; four children and their spouses, John Robert and Rebecca Snook, Aaron Vincent and Marla Snook, Kathleen Jo and Gary Irvin, and Michelle Ann Snook; 12 grandchildren, Robert Snook, Jay Snook, Jarrod Snook, James Robinson, Ryan Edgar, Shelli Chainey-Hancock, Gary Trigg-Irvin, Rhonda Brantley, Aimee Irvin, Susan Miller, Kalee Ruff, and Raelynn Nichols; 21 great grandchildren; two sisters and their spouses, Betty and Charlie Ledbetter, and Caroline and J.C. Brattin; numerous nieces and nephews; and many other extended family and friends.

A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the funeral service beginning at 1:00 p.m., on Saturday, May 5, 2018, in the Republic First Baptist Church, under the direction of Meadors Funeral Home, Republic. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter, Missouri. Family and friends may share online condolences on this website, at

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