DEBORAH KAY SNYDER Deborah Kay Snyder was born on June 25, 1951 to Walter Franklin Ruhl & Virginia Lee Ruhl in Dayton, Ohio. She spent her childhood & young adult life in Dayton & Greenville, OH. In September of 1988 she moved to Chico, CA to become part of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. She served faithfully with her brother, Pastor Tim Ruhl, at Pleasant Valley as a secretary for 21 years and as a Sunday school teacher for over 20 years. She also sang in the church choir and served in other various ministries. She was a great Christian & godly example to many. Debby enjoyed time with her grandkids - taking walks, watching baseball games, reading books and more. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. Through many years of health struggles, she maintained an excellent spirit. She went home to Heaven on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. She will be greatly missed by all who knew & loved her. A service in honor of Miss Debby's life will be held on Friday, March 29, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church (13539 Garner Lane, Chico, CA). Her brother, Pastor Tim Ruhl, will be officiating the service.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Mar. 27, 2013