The funeral service will be held at 12:00 P.M., Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Rocky Hill Primitive Baptist Church, Concord Church Road, Ellaville, Georgia. Burial will follow in the Church cemetery.
Maggie was born October 10, 1926 in Ellaville, Georgia to the late Prince Snipes Sr. and Mary Magdalene Moore Snipes. She was the oldest of eight siblings; she was preceded in death by five of them, Dorothy Singletary, Irene Cheney, Georgia Bell Winfield, Rebecca Snipes, and Ishmeal Snipes. She attended the public school system of Schley County in Ellaville, Georgia. On Maggie's life journey, she met her one and only love, the late Willie Till. In 1953 the loving couple committed their love to each other and was united in holy matrimony. To this union, they were blessed to raise three children; one son, Leroy Till, preceded her in death. Following marriage they moved to Atlanta, Georgia before settling in Queens, New York. She was employed with various companies before becoming a homemaker. She enjoyed fishing and traveling alongside her husband with his trucking company. After living in New York for 45 years Maggie and Willie returned to the native state of Georgia and started their retirement life in the city of Sylvester where they remain until their demise.
She leaves to cherish her memories: two children, Larry Till, Sylvester, Georgia Paula Jenkins (Tony), Greenville, North Carolina; five grandchildren Ronald John Till, Pennsylvania, Jannie Danielle Till, Alexandria Pearl Till, Long Island, New York, Tamia Harrington, and Areainna Hines, both of Greenville, North Carolina; great grandchildren Shawn Isaiah Till, New York, Jaynia Sky Till and Lelanie Alexis Till both of Atlanta, Georgia, Cerenity Till, Jonathan Moore, Jayla Moore, all of New York; siblings Parie Lee Hall, Albany, Georgia, Prince Snipes, Orlando, Florida; aunt Elizabeth Moore, Ellaville, Georgia; a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including a devoted friend who was like a sister Helen Mclean.