Mary Ruth Edwards Snyder  "Tootsie"

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Obituary

Mary Ruth Edwards Snyder (Tootsie) went to be with her beloved Lord Jesus Christ on October 25, 2017.

Born November 8, 1928, Tootsie enjoyed a long fruitful life that benefited many people in her career of nursing and multiple volunteer ministries. Among her many accomplishments, she was instrumental in the development and growth of the Wake County Home Health Program.

Tootsie leaves behind her loving husband of 63 years, Grady King Snyder and her children Kin Snyder (Frances Crouch), Tim (Becky) Snyder and Regina (Steve) Pearson. She blessed the lives of her grandchildren Lizzi Snyder, Logan Snyder, Timothy (Ariel) Snyder, Suzanne Snyder, Melina Pearson, Sophia Pearson and Sasha Pearson. Her loving presence will be missed by her brother Thurman Edwards and her sister Nancy Jordan along with the multitude of nieces, nephews, friends, and others fortunate to have shared in her life.

A Graveside Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 28 at Lafayette Cemetery on Ramsey Street in Fayetteville, NC and a Memorial Service will be held at 4:00 PM on Monday, October 30 in the Norma F. Pulliam Chapel at Givens Estates.

In lieu of flowers, Tootsie’s family requests that memorial donations be made to SpokenWordMinistries.org.