Benita Mae Roughton Sneed of Virginia Beach, VA, passed away at her home on Sunday, January 8, after surviving many struggles with health issues over the last few years.
Benita was born on January 27, 1948. She is survived by her best friend and devoted husband, Claude V. Sneed; loving son, Frankie; granddaughters, Isis and Echo; mother, Frances Roughton; sister, Lola Hilton; brothers, Sidney and Bennie Roughton; many aunts and uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and great nephews. Her father, Benjamin F. Roughton, and oldest brother, Ben Roughton Jr., predeceased her.
She was a graduate of Great Bridge High School, was a past honored queen of Job’s Daughters, Bethel 12 and an employee in the banking industry before becoming involved with her husband in his photography business.
She was a devoted Navy wife, was passionate with her volunteer work with the Hurrah Players and an attentive grandmother to her granddaughters, Isis and Echo, who captured her heart and never left.
All who knew Benita will remember her for her kindness to others and unselfish ways even during times of her own poor health.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Salem United Methodist Church on Friday, January 13 at 1pm, 2057 Salem Road, Virginia Beach 23456.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial gift can be made to your favorite charity in Benita’s name.
Date: Friday, January 13, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Salem United Methodist Church
2057 Salem Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
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