Marylou Snider, 89, of Sun City, Calif., formerly of Columbia, Ill., born March 21, 1927, in Collinsville, Ill., passed away May 16, 2016, in Riverside, Calif.
Marylou lived in Collinsville, Ill., until July 14, 1950 when she married Francis Snider Jr., and moved away.
She retired from Trans World Airlines in 1982, after 18 wonderful years. She was a member of the American Legion Post 581 Auxiliary in Columbia, Ill.
Marylou was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Leroy Snider Jr., who died Aug. 14, 2012; her parents, William L. and Elvera L., nee Weiler, Elmore; and a great-granddaughter, Sadie Rae Woodcock.
Surviving are her children, Kay Lynn (Norman) Jones, Kathy Lou (William) Woodcock and Francis "Butch" Leroy (Coleen) Snider III; daughter-in-law, Barbara Snider; grandchildren, Christopher Craig (Nikki) Woodcock, Francis Leroy (Kristin) Snider IV, Stephen Lee (Vicky) Woodcock, Dustin William (partner Eric Shafer) Snider, Timothy Brad (Rae Ann) Woodcock, and Anna Lisa Marie (Frank) Mally; and great-grandchildren, Lon, Zoe, Liam, Andrew and Adam Woodcock, Jonah Rae Woodcock, Addison, Brooklyn and Francis "Frankie" Leroy Snider V, and Sophia Marie Mally.
As an expression of sympathy, the family prefers memorial contributions to:
, 8251 Maryland, St. Louis, MO 63105. For more information, please access our website, www.lawlorfuneralhome.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Lawlor Funeral Home, Columbia, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 27, 2016 at the funeral home with Rev. Kristofer Avise-Rouse officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunset Hills Cemetery, Glen Carbon, Ill.
LAWLOR FUNERAL HOME, Columbia, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on May 22, 2016