Helen Blanche (White) Snelling, 93 years young passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016 at home surrounded by family.

She was born January 2, 1923 in Francisco, IN to Grace and Vivian White.

Helen was employed by Hansen Manufacturing Company from 1943 to 1988.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Scott Snelling; sisters, Lorene Behagg, Edith and Shirley White; brother, Thurlow Wayne T.W. White.

She is survived by her daughters, Jane Snelling of Evansville and Carol (Kenneth) Collins of Wills Point, TX; grandson, Bart J. Scott Snelling of Evansville; grandson, Jeffery (Leslie) Collins of Temple, TX and his family, son, JW (Maja) Collins & daughter, Isabella of Austin, TX., daughter, Emily (Jared) Goldsmith & son Collin of Temple, TX; grandson, Larry (Kelly) Collins of Forney, TX and his family, sons, Clay & Caleb and daughters, Brooke & Lauren and great-great grandson, Dustin; grandson, David (Mary Jo) Collins of Richardson, TX and his family, daughter Kimberly and Natalie; granddaughter, Julie (Todd) Perry of Alvarado, TX and their daughter Holly & son Nathan; granddaughter, Jill (Robert) Watts of Rowlett, TX and their daughters, Jasmine and Elizabeth; and granddaughter, Shannon Campbell of Plano, Texas; brother, George (Dee) White of Evansville; and 3 nephews, David (Mary) White and their children, Samuel White, Ashton White (Astrid, Aubry and Raiden) and Austin White; Roger White; and Brandon (Shonna) White and their daughter, Cameron.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 3 PM (CST) on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Chaplain Darren Sroufe officiating. Visitation will be from 1 until 3 PM on Sunday at the Colvin Funeral Home. Special thanks to caregiver, Sheila Goble and Dr. Christi Pagett for their love and care. 

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