May 24, 2003 - Washington Post: Jamaica RPCV Nell Hendrix Snodgrass dies in Maryland

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Jamaica RPCV Nell Hendrix Snodgrass dies in Maryland

Jamaica RPCV Nell Hendrix Snodgrass dies in Maryland

Nell Hendrix Snodgrass Volunteer

Nell Hendrix Snodgrass, 90, a former Peace Corps worker and elementary school teacher who was active in service organizations at Leisure World in Silver Spring, where she had lived since 1986, died May 15 at Sharon Nursing Home in Sandy Spring after a series of strokes.

At Leisure World, she was secretary of the Fireside Forum, which organizes lectures. She was also a member of the health committee and director of Leisure World's Going It Alone Club. She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church in Olney.

Mrs. Snodgrass was a native of Columbus, Ga., and a graduate of West Chester (Pa.) University. She received a nursing degree from Georgia Baptist Hospital in Atlanta and served as a nurse in the Navy during World War II.

She lived in Lansdale, Pa., for about 30 years and worked as a nurse at an elementary school.

She joined the Peace Corps in 1984 and performed clinical and community outreach work for a women's cancer clinic in Jamaica.

Her husband, Robert B. Snodgrass, died in 1982.

Survivors include a daughter, Robyn S. Quinter of Brookeville; a sister; two brothers; and two grandchildren.

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