Myrtie Ruth (Tucker) Snyder

May 17, 1930 ~ December 17, 2020 (age 90)


King - Myrtie Ruth Tucker Snyder, 90, passed away December 17, 2020 from Covid 19 at Village Care of King.

Mrs. Snyder was born on May 17, 1930, in Surry County, NC to the late Earl and Nealie Simmons Tucker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Keith Lee Snyder, and son Gregory Lee Snyder, and two brothers: Ralph and Emmett Tucker.

She is survived by her daughter, Alesia Snyder Angel (Reggie); daughter in law, Jill Snyder; grandson, Daniel Snyder (Patti); granddaughter, Sara Snyder Hopkins (James); a great grandchild, June Snyder; step grand children: Cody Angel (Janet) and Lauren Martin (Chris).

Due to Current Covid concerns there will not be a public viewing or visitation. For the health and safety of the family, a graveside service will be for immediate family only.

In Lieu of food or flowers, the family sincerely request that you make an honorary donation to Hilltop Baptist Church Building fund: P.O. Box 101 1035 Old VFW Road, Pinnacle, N.C. 27043.

We would also like to recognize those that cared for Mrs. Snyder the last 6 years of her Alzheimer’s battle, and especially these last 9 months during Covid lockdown.  These ladies provided not only care, comfort, and compassion, but friendship, and acting as a surrogate “Family” since her real family were not allowed contact. Amber, Beverly, Emma, and Holly, and others, you have our undying gratitude for all you have done during these years and recent unprecedented times these ladies risk their own health and safety of themselves and their families to care for our loved one. Always willing to take the time to talk or update us on her condition, sharing birthdays and holidays with Mrs. Snyder to make sure she never felt forgotten. Your selflessness has not gone unnoticed! Thank you!

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Private Interment


Hilltop Baptist Church Building Fund
P.O. Box 101, Pinnacle NC 27043

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