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Elmer "Jack" Snavely


Meadowview, Virginia


Elmer Jackson “Jack” Snavely, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at home.


Jack was born on February 18, 1940 to the late John and Eva Snavely. He was a lifelong residence of the Washington County community. He enjoyed running the family’s country store, Snavely’s Store, for many years, but also spent 15 years working at Washington Farmers Co-Op/Southern States. Jack also enjoyed farming and tending to his cattle. He was a member at Mountain View Baptist Church in Meadowview and the Odd Fellows.


In addition to his parents, Jack is preceded in death by two brothers, Frank and Samuel Snavely; and one sister, Betty Dye.


Jack is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Betty Blackwell Snavely; one daughter, Debra Snavely; two granddaughters, Lauren McCroskey and husband Phillip and Ashley Foster; three great granddaughters, Whitley Kopp, Alyssa Kopp, and Virginia Betts; one great grandson, Clayton McCroskey; two sisters; Nancy Gay Farmer and Marie Yeatts and husband John; a very special friend, Archie Justice; and many nieces and nephews.


The family will receive friends on Friday, November 17, 2023 from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. at Frost Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 1:00 P.M. with John Yeatts and Rev. Mike Somers officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Hills Memory Gardens.


Frost Funeral Home & Cremation Services is honored to be serving the Snavely family.

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