April 30, 2004 - October 6, 2021
Mr. Jerry LaShawn Snipes, Jr., 17, of Peoria, IL passed away at 5:16 am on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Jerry was born on April 30, 2004 to Ashley Lynette Mays and Jerry LaShawn Snipes, Sr. He was a senior at Manual High School. Math was Jerry’s favorite subject. He loved playing football with the JFL, video games and being with family and friends. He had a passion for rapping and listening to rap music. Jerry considered himself a ladies’ man. Jerry leaves to cherish his memory his parents, Ashley Mays and Jerry Snipes, Sr., of Peoria, IL; grandparents, Yvonne Timothy, Raymond Mays and Tabatha Milburn all of Peoria; siblings, Keria, Jerricka, Jalasha, Janiya, Jerriah, Jerriona and Jayvion all of Peoria, IL; two nieces, Ky’Lise and A’Ziyaa; and one nephew, Keishawn; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Jerry Snipes; grandmothers, Ella Davis and Mattie Milburn; and a brother, Jerrion Snipes. Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Sovereign Grace Baptist Church with a visitation at 10 am. Pastor Alvin Riley, Sr., will officiate. Jerry, Jr., will be buried at Lutheran Cemetery. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at simonsmortuary.com. The service will be live streamed on Simons Mortuary's Website or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Simons-Mortuary-232095303487150 promptly AT THE TIME OF THE SERVICE. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, social distancing is encouraged To be consistent with recommendations from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), funeral home directors have been instructed and should follow CDC guidelines on gatherings, including those directly related to funerals, visitations, or graveside services. *In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we ask that everyone in attendance: wear a face mask and refrain from hugging, kissing and shaking hands (as hard as it is to see someone you care about and not touch them). *It is our responsibility as a Funeral Directors, to do everything we can to advise families in order to honor our beloved Families and to keep everyone as safe as possible. Thanks in advance for your cooperation!
Mr. Jerry LaShawn Snipes, Jr., 17, of Peoria, IL passed away at 5:16 am on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Jerry was born on April 30, 2004 to Ashley Lynette Mays and Jerry LaShawn Snipes, Sr. He was a senior... View Obituary & Service Information
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