Snoda Addison

MAVISDALE, Va. Mrs. Snoda B. Cook Addison, age 93, passed away Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004, at her home.

She was born on Sept. 25, 1911, in Cleveland, Va., and was the daughter of the late Isaac Newton and Elizabeth Street Cook. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family in her generation. She was a faithful member of the Garden United Methodist Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to all. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy E. Addison; two grandsons, Ricky Stanley and David Addison; one great-grandson, Brandon Keefer; two brothers, Edd Cook and Arthur Cook; five sisters, Bertha Horne, Bernie Horne, Stella Ratliff, Ida Martin and an infant sister, Marie.

Mrs. Addison is survived by three sons, Donald Addison and wife Mildred of Arcola, Va., Joe Addison of Vansant, Va., and Leslie Addison and wife Betty of Forest, Va.; three daughters, Meryl Woods and husband Oakley of Mavisdale, Elizabeth Andriuk and husband Andy of Centerville, Va., and Sue Swaim and husband Mark of Berkley Springs, W.Va.; seven grandchildren, Steve Stanley, Teresa Carter, Carey Addison, Cindy Kearney, Melissa Hess, Shelia McDonald and Angela Brumbaugh; and 15 great-grandchildren. Surviving, in addition to her children, are Bill Cook, Jim Cook, Jack Cook, Perry Cook, Ann Cook and Nell Hurt, children of her brother and sister-in-law, Edd and Mary Cook, that she considered as her children too.

Funeral services for Mrs. Snoda B. Cook Addison will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 8, 2004, in the Buchanan Funeral Service Chapel at Keen Mountain, Va., with Rev. Ray Amos, Rev. Paul McNally and Rev. Ancil Childress officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens Cemetery at Claypool Hill, Va. Pallbearers will be Vernon Cook, Jimmy Hess, Steve Stanley, Steve Kearney, Carey Dean Addison, David Carter, Glen Edward Cook, Jason Cook and Lee Perkins. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Sunday at the Buchanan Funeral Service at Keen Mountain.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Garden United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family by going to  

Buchanan Funeral Service at Keen Mountain, Va., is serving the Addison family.