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In Loving Memory Of

 DOROTHY E SNYDER

 

Dorothy E. Snyder, 85, of Hundred, WV died Thursday, May 27, 2004 in the Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

She was born March 24, 1919 at East Altoona, PA a daughter of the late Edgar M. Rodgers and Edna Mentzer Rodgers.

She attended Bellwood High School in Altoona, PA from 1933 to 1937, and Altoona School of the Bible from 1938 to 1941, becoming a child evangelism teacher in Altoona.

She was a bible teacher and came to West Virginia in 1947 where she taught the bible to children in the country schools of Wetzel and Tyler counties, and in three baptist churches, Long Valley, Kingtown, and Hundred from 1947 to 1949.

She was a former employee of the Hundred City Restaurant and a nurses aide at the Wishing Well Health Care Center in Fairmont.  She also cared for people in their homes.  Her special vocation was caring for the sick and elderly.

Mrs. Snyder loved to sing and also created and wrote stories, many of which she told her grandchildren when they were young.

She was a baptist by faith, but in recent years had attended the Hundred United Methodist Church.
She loved children and was instrumental in bringing many to Christ.


Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Jerelyn Sue and Richard Jones of Hundred; two sons & daughters-in-law, David & Jewel Snyder of Fair Oaks, PA and Samuel and Jennifer Snyder of Katy; two brothers and spouses, Gerald J. and Patricia Rodgers of Evansville, IN and Charles D. & Irean Rodgers of Altoona, PA; six grandchildren & spouses, Elizabeth "Beth" and Jared Curry and Samantha Jones, all of Virginia Beach, VA; Richard Jones II of Morgantown, Andrew Jones of Hundred, Jenna Snyder and Leiren Snyder, both of Fairmont, one step-grandchildren, Kathy Rupnik and husband Mark and children, Amanda, Laura, and Kristen of Aliquippa.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ray G. Snyder who died in 1990, and whom she married in 1951; five brothers, and a step-grandson, Richard Ayres.

Friends may call at the Tennant Funeral Home in Hundred from 3-7 PM Saturday.  Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 1:00 Pm Sunday with the Evangelist Steve Stevens officiating.  Interment will follow in the Sancho Cemetery.
 

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