Obituary for Mrs. Betty J. Snider

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Mrs. Betty J. Snider

July 16, 1931 - December 1, 2018

Betty J. (Roberts) Snider, age 87, passed away peacefully on Saturday evening, December 1, 2018 at her home in Morgantown. She was a former resident of Brown County.

She was born July 16, 1931, in Johnson County, to her parents, the late Andrew J. and Cora E. (Bailey) Roberts.  Betty attended school in Helmsburg and went on to marry Marvin L. Snider on December 24, 1948 in Brown County.  He preceded her in death on September 19, 1996 after 47 loving years of marriage.

Betty was also preceded in death by siblings, Jack and Ronnie Roberts; and a son in law, James ‘Jim’ Burke.

She is survived by her children, James ‘Jim’ (Arlinda) Snider of Trafalgar, Vickie Burke of Morgantown, Paul Wray (Deborah) Snider of Franklin, Keith Snider of Morgantown, Richard (Sarah) Snider of Morgantown, Kathy (Steve) Robar of Greenwood;  brother, James Lloyd (Mary) Roberts of Franklin; 18 grandchildren; several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Betty was a loving wife, mother and homemaker. She was a member of the Morgantown General Assembly and Church of the Firstborn in Morgantown since 1957. Betty was known for always caring for family and friends in need. She enjoyed embroidering, playing cards and creating beautiful drawings with colored pencils. Betty was a fan of the Indianapolis Colts, Professional Wrestling and game shows.

Bro. Roger Bunch will conduct a funeral service on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Brown County.

Condolences may be sent to the Snider family at

Information:  (812) 597-4670




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Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Service Information

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Born: July 16, 1931
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Condolences for Mrs. Betty J. Snider

Joseph Bush posted on 2/3/19

To my relatives of some distance, I was sorry to learn of Betty's passing. Marvin, her husband, was a brother to my Grandmother Bush in Illinois. I learned of Betty's passing just recently. I'm sorry for your loss.


Jody Dayhuff posted on 12/4/18

We love you Aunt Betty. Fly high sweet lady! We will all look out for Keith. I know he's going to go stir crazy without his momma. He loved you endlessly.


Edward Andrews posted on 12/3/18

I am going to miss my great grandma Betty so much but I know that she is not suffering any longer and that she is with my great grandpa Marvin in heaven with my other family members. I love you Grandma Betty so much and I'm going to miss you like crazy.


Lesley Andrews posted on 12/3/18

In memory of Betty, Lesley Andrews lit a candle


Lesley Andrews posted on 12/3/18

I love and miss you SO much grandma but with that being said I am so happy for you that you're are with grandpa and uncle Jim Burke and everyone else. I know they was all so happy to see you and that you all are watching over us. I have been thinking of all the wonderful times we had together and boy has it really brought back some wonderful memories. I know you have loved me since I was born but I have LOVED you my whole life and always will.


Barbara patrick posted on 12/3/18

In memory of Betty, Barbara Patrick lit a candle


Barbara patrick posted on 12/3/18

So sorry for the loss of a loving woman...we will all miss her. prayers of comfort to her family...She was a blessing....In memory of the Jesse Bailey jr. Family..Linda, Barb, Arriest, Paul, and Tom....


Sharon Covert Lancaster posted on 12/3/18

To the family of Betty Snider. So sorry for your loss. My dad Dale Covert was a cousin of Betty. Keith is the only one in the family I know so Keith you are in our prayers.


Diana Orr posted on 12/2/18

Betty was such a thoughtful person! I enjoyed the bird book she sent me very much. I know Dad and Mom thought the world of her. Diana Covert Orr


Larry Wayne and Sondra Chapman posted on 12/2/18

We are so sorry for your loss! We are praying for your family!