Mary E. Force was born January 1, 1932 in Pawnee County, Oklahoma to Eddie and Ruia Olive Sneed. She went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 3, 2014 at the age of 82 years.
On May 27, 1956, Mary Sneed was united in marriage to the late, B.W. Wayne Force in Ness City, Kansas and to this union three children were born, Lana, Victor, and Bruce. Mary was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, where she was a deacon. She was very involved in her church, teaching Sunday School for 19 years and helping with Vacation Bible School. Mary enjoyed reading, sewing, quilting, and planting flowers. But most of all, Mary loved spending time with her grandkids and family.
Mary is survived by her three children, Lana Robinson and her husband, Jimmy of Blanchard, Oklahoma, Reverend Victor Force of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Bruce Force and his wife, Diana of Okmulgee, Oklahoma four sisters, Pat Driskel of Stillwater, Oklahoma, Jeanie Davis of Cushing, Oklahoma, Norma Hughes of Perry, Oklahoma, and Linda Bell of Perkins, Oklahoma five grandchildren, Jayme Holt and her husband, Scott Buchanan, Jeremy Robinson, Victoria Force, Abigail Force and Kylie Force one greatgranddaughter, Savanna Holt and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents her husband three brothers, Eddie Sneed, Jess Sneed, and Dick Sneed and one sister, Leota Nyberg.
Graveside services will be 10:30 am, Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Lawson Cemetery in Yale, Oklahoma. A memorial service will follow at 1:00pm at the First Christian Church in Perry, Oklahoma with Reverend Victor Force officiating. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Building Fund in care of BrownDugger Funeral Home, 1010 N. 7th, Perry, Oklahoma 73077. Condolences may be made online at www.brownduggerfuneralhome.com.