Michelle Sasser Sneddon

November 8, 1970May 13, 2018
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Michelle Sasser Sneddon, 47, of Birmingham, AL, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 13, 2018 surrounded by her family.

A Celebration of Michelle’s life will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, May 18, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Columbus with Dr. James C. Elder, Jr, Dr. Steve King and Reverend Mike Skelton officiating. The family will share memories with friends Thursday evening, May 17, 2018 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM in the Mill Room at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 4071 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31907.

Michelle received a Master’s Degree from the University of Georgia in 1994. She was currently employed with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama as Product Manager. Michelle had a giving nature and was always volunteering to do whatever she could to help others. She was enthusiastic about her volunteer work with Adopt a Golden, Two by Two, Serving Spirits, and the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Michelle enjoyed all sports, particularly UGA Bulldogs and NASCAR. She especially enjoyed going on cruises with her husband and family.

Michelle is survived by her husband, Rick; her parents, Charles and Tate Sasser; her sister, Kristal Sasser Renner and husband Mark; her nieces, Caroline Grace and Addison Mae Renner; her step-children, Quinley Russell and Mitchell Sneddon; her step-granddaughter, Leighton Russell; her father and mother-in-law, Joe and Kathryn Torres; and numerous other family members and friends. Her loving dog, Sunnie, who she considered their baby, also survives her.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Michelle or a family member you may want to honor. Donations may be mailed to 233 12th Street, #710, Columbus, GA, 31901 or you can visit the website,

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  • Rick Sneddon, Husband
  • Charles Sasser, Father
  • Tate Sasser, Mother
  • Kristal Sasser (Mark) Renner, Sister
  • Caroline Grace Renner, Niece
  • Addison Mae Renner, Niece
  • Quinley Russell, Step-child
  • Mitchell Sneddon, Step-child
  • Leighton Russell, Step-granddaughter
  • Joe Torres, Father-in-law
  • Kathryn Torres, Mother-in-law
  • Sunnie Sneddon, Dog
  • Michelle also leaves behind numerous other family members and friends who will forever cherish her memory.


  • Visitation of Family and Friends Thursday, May 17, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Service Friday, May 18, 2018

Michelle Sasser Sneddon

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Sherrie Bailey

May 18, 2018

Krystal and Family
I am so sorry to hear about your sister. I wanted to let you know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God give each one of you the comfort you need during this time in your lives.
With love and prayers.
Sherrie Bailey

Heidi Coleman

May 17, 2018

Michelle was a suitemate at St. Andrews, and a wonderful friend. She attended my wedding, and as the years went by the stayed a dear friend. She is missed. God bless Rick and the family, you all are in my prayers.

Jennifer Samulski

May 17, 2018

There are not enough words to describe the sunshine you brought into all our lives. Thank you for being a forever friend. I will carry your grace and light with me, until we meet again.
Prayers for God to provide strength and comfort to Rick, Tate, Charlie, Kristal, Mark, C.G., Addie, and Sunny.
Much love to them, and all our friends, who will remember you with a smile.

Frank & Sue Bowman

May 17, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family. We are sadden to hear about your lost.