Susan Marie Sneddon

Friday, December 16, 2016

Susan Marie Sneddon, 67, Brazil, passed away Friday, Dec. 16, 2016 at University Healthcare in Indianapolis with her family at her side.

She was born on Nov. 10, 1949 in Jeffersonville to Edward and Barbara (Tyler) Randall.

Susan graduated from Brazil High School in 1967 and later attended Indiana University School of Music and Indiana State University.

She married Thomas J. "T.J." Sneddon on Jan. 28, 1994.

Susan worked at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute for 19 years, then served as the Regional Director for the American Heart Association. She was the proprietor of the McGregor House Bed and Breakfast in Brazil from 1999-2014 and was currently working as the Brazil Township Deputy Trustee.

Susan was the organist for the Terre Haute First Baptist Church for 22 years, where she was a member. Music was her calling to serve. She was a clinician at the Fellowship of American Baptist Musicians in Green Lake, Wis., in 1991. She also served as the organist and choir director at the First Presbyterian Church in Brazil from 1973-1994.

Susan was the founder of the Community Theater of Clay County, where she served as president and director for 26 years. She was a member of the Brazil Rotary Club, where she served as secretary and received the Clay County Focus Award in 1994.

Susan was preceded in death by her father, Edward Randall and her sister, Dr. Julie Randall McLaughlin.

Survivors include her husband Thomas J. "T.J." Sneddon of Brazil; mother Barbara Randall of Terre Haute; son Richard Alan (Deanna) Swearingen of Brazil; stepson Zachary Sneddon of Brazil; brother Phillip (Margaret) Randall of Bloomington; grandchildren Ashley Swearingen, Ashton Swearingen, Christopher Swearingen and David Swearingen; and great-grandchildren Isabella Swearingen, Skylar Swearingen, Sophia Swearingen and Amanda Swearingen.

Funeral services will take place at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21 at Moore Funeral Home in Brazil with Pastor Gary Scroggins and Pastor Bernie Jackson officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery in Brazil.

Visitation will take place from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and again on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the time of service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Theatre of Clay County or the Terre Haute First Baptist Church.

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