Darnell was born July 2, 1927 in Clarendon, to the late Owen Charles and Ellen Lorine Powers Snook.
Darnell is survived by two sons, Richard Darnell Snook, Jr. and wife, Judy, of Bradford, and Harry Douglas Snook and wife, Terri, of Bradford; one daughter, Lynda Kaye Sanford and husband, Bobby, of Bradford; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Melvin Snook and wife, Norma, of Searcy, and Charles Snook and wife, Sally, of Newport Richie, Fla.; two sisters, Margaret Roberts of Newport, and Peggy Throckmorton and husband, Dereece, of Mountain View.
Darnell is preceded in death by his wife, Laura Ann Snook; a grandchild, Lorie Anne Sanford; two brothers, Eugene Burdette Snook, John David Snook; and one sister, Alma Louise Snook.
Visitation was held Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 at the Bradford Baptist Church of Bradford, from 6-8pm.
The funeral service was at 2 p.m. at the Bradford Baptist Church with internment following at Coffeyville Cemetery.
Brother Earnest Evans, Brother Carol Kinley and Brother Tom Lewis will officiate the service.
All arrangements entrusted to Bradford Funeral Home of Bradford.