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McGilley Antioch Chapel

3325 Northeast Vivion Road, Kansas City, MO

OBITUARY

Constance "Connie" Sue Snapp

September 30, 1943August 19, 2020
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Constance “Connie” Sue Snapp, 76, of Gladstone, MO passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2020. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 11:00 am, with a visitation starting at 10:00 am, at the McGilley Antioch Chapel, 3325 NE Vivion Road, Kansas City, MO 64119. Burial will follow services at 2:00 pm in King City Cemetery, King City, MO.

Connie was born in Bethany, MO on September 30, 1943 to parents Laverne and Eva (Taylor) Antle, the youngest of 11 children. She attended high school in King City, MO and graduated in 1961. While attending high school, Connie met the love of her life, Dennis “Denny” Snapp. They were married on November 19, 1961 and spent 58 years together until her death.

When Connie first came to Kansas City, she and Dennis lived in Northeast. She worked downtown as a long-distance operator for Southwestern Bell Telecommunications. She enjoyed spending her lunch breaks with her sister, Sharon, and her girlfriends, Carol Taylor, Diane Kelso, and Chris Saferight. Connie and Dennis spent a lot of time with their close friends, Jim and Judy Roe, racing at the dragstrip. Connie could outdrive any man she raced against.

After leaving Southwestern Bell, Connie pursued a career in healthcare working in the ER at the old Osteopathic Hospital for several years before becoming a stay at home mother. After her daughter, Stacey, was in high school, Connie went to college and started working for Tri-County Mental Health. Later, she worked for Dr. Jose Fischer and Dr. Abelardo Negrete. She retired from North Kansas City Dental Clinic in 2015.

Throughout Connie and Dennis’s life, they spent time together on vacation going to such places as Las Vegas, NV and the Virgin Islands, taking cruises, and flying to the Bahamas, Caribbean, Cancun, Cozumel, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic. One of Connie’s favorite places to go was Scottsdale, AZ.

Connie loved her family and enjoyed going out to eat with her daughter Stacy and son-in-law, Phil. They also attended many concerts together and enjoyed artists such as Elton John, Garth Brooks, Billy Joel, George Strait, Harry Connick Jr., and Tina Turner.

Throughout their life, Connie and Dennis opened their home and hearts and fostered over 40 children in Clay County.

Connie is preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Jenelda Carmichael, Jeneal Groom, Alma Carmichael, Melba Hart, and Beverly Jenkins; brother, Jerry Antle; and son-in-law Phil Phillips.

She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Dennis Snapp; daughter, Stacey Snapp Phillips; sisters, Carolyn Hewitt and Sharon Lippett; brothers, Robert (Barbara) Antle and Richard (Charlotte) Antle; sister-in-law, Penny (Larry) Warren and a multitude of nieces, nephews and friends to cherish her memory.

  • FAMILY

  • Dennis Snapp, Husband
  • Stacey Snapp-Phillips, Daughter
  • Carolyn Hewitt, Sister
  • Sharon Lippett, Sister
  • Robert (Barbara) Antle, Brother
  • Richard (Charlotte) Antle, Brother
  • Penny (Larry) Warren, Sister-in-law
  • Nieces and nephews

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • Robert Tunnell, Pallbearer
  • Doug Roberts, Pallbearer
  • Michael Drake, Pallbearer
  • Stacy Wheeler, Pallbearer
  • Mark Antle, Pallbearer
  • Charles Bengemina, Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, August 28, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, August 28, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Friday, August 28, 2020

Memories

Constance "Connie" Sue Snapp

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Kris Gastineau

August 28, 2020

Stacey,
Thinking of you and Denny today. So wish we could have been there with you all. I have so many memories with Connie, laughing until my stomach hurt. She was always one of the girls. Sending hugs your way.

Love,
Kris, Kev, Avary & Bobby

Franklyn Pogge

August 27, 2020

So sorry for your loss.
Thoughts and prayers are with you.
Frank Pogge

Larry & Vinnie Evans

August 27, 2020

Denny and Stacey:
We certainly want to extend our sympathies to you and let you know you are in our thoughts and prayers. We only knew Connie through high school but she was one of the nicest girls there. Rest assured she is in the loving arms of her Heavenly Father and we still believe she is aware of what is happening with you always. We know some day you will be reunited with her and your family who have gone on before. We sure appreciate you and your friendship over the years. Larry and Vinnie Thompson Evans

Kelli Cross-Boster

August 25, 2020

Dennis and Stacey,

I'm so sorry to hear of Connie's passing. I wish we could be there to help you both through this trying time.
I remember Connie's as a vibrant woman who loved her husband and daughter very much. Dennis loved her fiercely too.. providing for her and giving her the best life. She will be truly missed.

We love you,
The Cross family

Kendra Bell

August 24, 2020

We are so sorry for the loss of your beautiful mother and wife. She was such a lovely person. Our prayers are with you at this difficult time. Kendra, Leah, and Noah

Kevin Hornick

August 23, 2020

Dennis and Stacey;
Our hearts are heavy for you, both. Connie is and will always be with you both. She is now at peace. Many friends and family will greatly miss her. We were blessed to have known her. God has chosen her to carry on with his work. She will be watching over you both and guiding you as your angel.

Shelly Harrell

August 22, 2020

Stacey and Dennis. I love you both so very much. I am so very sorry for your loss. Connie was a phenomenal woman with a heart as big as gold. She will be missed by so many people. My heart goes out to you.

Susan Weber

August 22, 2020

Connie was a wonderful person . Our deepest sympathy to Dennis and family.
John and Susan

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