Alena "Snook" Gertrude Stoots, age 82 of Pulaski and formerly of the Poplar Hills Community, Giles Co. passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2009 in the Highland Ridge Nursing Home, Dublin. Born November 25, 1926 in Pulaski she was the daughter of the late Clarence Early & Rosa Hoback Stoots. Her daughter Patricia Stutler; sister Canary Harrell and brother Ira Smith also preceded her in death. She was retired from Celanese with over 27 years of service. Surviving are her daughters & sons-in-law Barbara "Bobbie" Lafon, Wytheville; Donna & Perry Gallimore, Draper; Tammy & Maury J. Robertson, Pulaski; 11 grandchildren & spouses Greg Vest, Scott & Chrissi Vest, Shannon Lafon; Joshua & Michelle Gallimore,Travis Gallimore & fiance’; Melinda Flanagan; Matt Robertson, Mason Robertson, April Dean, Zachary Stutler,Daniel Stutler, Molly Stutler;
17 great grandchildren; sister & brother-in-law Margaret & Bob Jones, Dublin.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday in the Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski with the Rev. Billy Akers officiating. Interment will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.
The family will receive friends from Thursday evening 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski.
Visit www.bowerfuneralhome.com to send the family online messages of condolence.
Arrangements by Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski.