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“Thanks to everyone who has posted messages for my mom. She was a special and gentle woman. Loved growing up in my neighborhood. Sweet memories. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Bob Snyder - Helena, AL - Son

“Bob, So sorry to hear about your mom. Before my mom passed, I know she truly enjoyed your mom's friendship and the walks around the neighborhood....Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Sandy Freeman - Shreveport, LA

“Becky, So sorry to hear about your Mom. Always liked her and your Dad. They were always nice to me. All my best to you, Ernie ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Ernie Stevens - ruston, LA

“My heart goes out to all of the Snyder family. I will always treasure the memories of the precious few years I had with Ms Virginia at Russ House....Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Karen Humphrey - Ruston, LA

“Stephana, My memories of your mother are from so very long ago, but the descriptions I've read of her gentleness, and many kindnesses are...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Virginia Aveni - Lyndhurst, OH

“So many precious memories of a great person and a favorite aunt. Aunt Gin was one-of-a-kind, but still one of the fold. We are one less good person...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Ron Thornton - speedwell, TN

“Dear Family: I have many fond memories of Aunt Gin. I always looked forward to our visits with her and Uncle Bob! I am certain she felt dearly loved...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Carol Webb Dahl - Birmingham, AL

“As parents of Susan Mers Howard, we are saddened not to be able to meet you. But we know you were a wonderful grandmother to Tad and Scottie and...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Robert and Joyce Mers - NC

“Our prayers and thoughts are with your family.She was a sweet lady and we will miss her ! ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Joe and Boots Snyder - TN

“Bill and I have you in our thoughts and prayers at this time. I have such fond memories of Mrs. Snyder. Mr. Snyder, you and Mrs. Gin were always so...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Bill and Nancye Dean Allison - LA

“Our heartfelt condolences to all the family. She was such a lovely lady. We will miss her greatly. Bill and Joy Snyder ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Bill and Joy Snyder - Niota, TN

“Stephana, I remember your mother so fondly from our times at church. She was such a gracious woman and I share your family's loss. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Linda Cole - Baton Rouge, LA

“Gin was by far one of my favorite aunts! What a loving legacy she left! I admired her gentle, soft-spoken, patient nature; sense of humor and...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Mrs. Glenna W. Lambert - Cullman, AL

“Stephana, You and your family will be in my prayers unceasingly. I love you! Beverly Young ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Beverly Young - Shreveport, LA

“Virgina Snyder was the mother of my dear friend, Stephana, and was part of my adolescence in Ruston. She was beautiful, fun-loving, loyal -- all the...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Debra Clay - Houston, TX


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Mrs. Virginia Brownie Webb Snyder Kilpatrick Funeral Home Ruston, LA Mrs. Virginia Brownie Webb Snyder, age 88 of Ruston, Louisiana; departed from this Earth on March 21, 2011. She was born to parents Vincent Jerome and Lena Guin Webb on September 19, 1922, in Winnfield, Alabama. A beloved wife and cherished mother, "Ginny" or "Gin" will be remembered for her gentle disposition, beautifully kind and ever-present smile, and her life-long devotion to her family. Mrs. Snyder loved the simple things in life. Whether it was working diligently in her yard and gardens, taking long walks on beautiful afternoons with her children and grandchildren, or taking pride in her husband, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren; Virginia loved the simple pleasures that marriage, motherhood and life bestowed. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Ann Webb Gronstrom and Joy Webb Thorton; and brother, Dwight Webb. She is survived by her husband of sixty five years, Professor Robert C. Snyder, Sr.; three devoted children, seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren: Rebecca Snyder Howard and husband Dr. Rennie Howard of Williamsburg, Virginia; Stephana Snyder Dean and husband Albert "Bud" Dean of Bossier City, Louisiana; Dr. Robert Snyder, Jr. and wife Gayle Langley Snyder of Helena, Alabama; Dean Tad Howard of Georgetown University, wife Susan and son Grady Howard of Washington D.C.; Scottie Howard Brown and husband David Brown of Richmond, Virginia; Virginia "Ginny" Dean Nolen, husband Drew and children Melanie and Mary Elizabeth Nolen of Shreveport, Louisiana; Robbie Dean of New Orleans, Louisiana; Dr. Steven Snyder, wife Janet and children Will and Evelyn Snyder of Mobile, Alabama; Dr. Hunter Snyder, wife Jennifer and daughter Jillian Snyder of Madison, Alabama; and Molly Snyder of Helena, Alabama. She is also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews. Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Thursday, March 24, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. The funeral service will be held at the Presbyterian Church of Ruston on Friday, March 25 at 2:00 PM with Reverend Edith Hill officiating. Graveside services at Pines Memorial Gardens will be held following the service under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home. Serving as pallbearers will be Tad Howard, Steven Snyder, Hunter Snyder, Robbie Dean, Drew Nolen, David Brown, and Wiley Hilburn. The family would like to give special thanks to the Russ House of Ruston, Dr. Edward J. Mariano, and the loving care of those sitters that were with her in her final weeks. Memorials can be made to Lincoln Parish Library; the library that Mrs. Snyder's husband, Professor Robert Snyder, instrumentally helped form. Please contact the Lincoln Parish Library at 910 North Trenton Street, Ruston, Louisiana 71270. Online condolences can be made at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.

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