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Jewell Christine Alford Schnitzler



AAFA #1048

1923 KY – 2007 KY







Stanford, Lincoln Co., KY—5 April 2007


            Christine Schnitzler, 83, of Ottenheim [Lincoln Co.], died Tuesday, March 27 at the Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

            A native of Highland in Lincoln County, she was born Aug. 4, 1923 to the late Elza and Virgie Payne Alford. She was a homemaker, a member of Fairview Baptist Church and Waynesburg Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, and the widow of Charles Schnitzler.

            She was also preceded in death by several cousins.

            Survivors include one daughter, Sue Ann (Tim) French of Elizabethtown.

            Funeral services were March 31 at the Fairview Baptist Church with Revs. Mike Bell and Johnny Baker officiating. Burial was in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.

            Active pallbearers were Larry Brown, Noah Kirkpatrick, Gene Manning, Max Miracle, Willie Petrey, and Jim Doss.

            Spurlin Funeral Home of Stanford was in charge of arrangements.

Photo from Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford, Lincoln Co., KY—

Permission granted by the photographers, Marvin & Samme Templin


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates of Christine Schnitzler (SS# issued in KY), last residence Waynesburg, Lincoln Co., KY.

            We included the obituaries of her parents, Elza J. Alford and Virgie E. Payne Alford, in Kentucky Obituaries.

            Christine married 15 Nov 1957 in Waynesburg, Lincoln Co., KY, to Charles Hugo Schnitzler (1926–1991).

            Her lineage: Jewell Christine 1923 KY1, Elza J. 1894 KY2, Strauder Cook 1860 KY3, David 1816 KY4, Charles 1779 VA5, Jacob about 1757 VA6, James about 1715 VA7.