Shirley Snyder, 96 of Burlington, IA, formerly of Atchison KS died on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Great River Hospice House, Burlington, IA.
Funeral service will be 2:00 pm on Saturday, Nov. 23rd, 2019 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery, Atchison, KS. The family will receive friend from 1:00 pm until time of service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to First Baptist Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences to family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Shirley Berry was born on July 14, 1923 in Atchison Kansas the daughter of Egbert Ray and Flossie V. (Bean) Berry. She graduated from Atchison High School in 1941 and attended two years of college. Shirley worked as a sewing machine operator for Horton Garment Factory
for many years. She was a former member of the First Baptist Church, Atchison, member and Past Worthy Matron of the Martha Washington Chapter 215 of the Order of Eastern Star, Atchison and Manhattan Chapter # 209, OES, and social member of the Order of Beauceants # 154; she received her fifty year and lifetime member pin.
Shirley was married to Charles R. Snyder, on October 1, 1947. He preceded her in death on June 7, 1999. Survivors include four sons, Berry (Jo) Snyder, Deland FL, Keith (Sandra) Snyder, Mt. Pleasant, IA, and Bruce Snyder, Overland Park, KS, Blair (Kathy) Snyder, Chico, CA, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Glenn Berry, three sisters, Nonette Peterson-Sorensen, Beverly Pederson and Viola Heffa.