Snodgrass nee Raymer, Anna Fern

Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014
Time: 4:00 to 8:00 PM

Visitation Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM

Service Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Sunset Cemetery in Pacific, MO

Memorials / Donations:
May be made to the Pacific Presbyterian Church in Pacific, MO


Anna Fern Snodgrass of Pacific, MO, departed this life at her home in Pacific, surrounded by the love of her family, on July 22, 2014, having reached the age of seventy-five years, eleven months and twenty-four days. Anna was born in DeSoto, MO, on July 28, 1938, daughter of Carl R. Raymer, and Lanoria Raymer nee Williams. On June 26, 1959, she was united in marriage to George William Snodgrass and four sons came to bless this union.

Anna is survived by two sons, Clay Snodgrass and wife, Charlynda, of Robertsville, MO and Matt Snodgrass and wife, LeAnne, of Union, MO; by one brother, Gravit Raymer and wife, Margaret, of England; by eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchild, brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, great and great-great-nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.

Anna was preceded in death by her parents, Carl Raymer and Lanoria Raymer Baker; by her husband, George Snodgrass; by her sons, John Snodgrass, and an infant son; and by her infant brother, Ellis Raymer.

Anna was a Christian of the Pentecostal faith and had most recently visited Lighthouse Pentecostal Church in Pacific, MO. During her working career she was employed as a Certified Nursesí Aide for Pacific Care Center and also Bethesda Nursing Home in Ellisville, MO, where she worked for about fifteen years. Anna had a variety of interests throughout her life, including embroidering, crocheting, and cooking. She had remained an avid reader throughout her life. Her passion was collecting owl memorabilia and many of these will now be family treasures. Anna also had a great sense of humor. What meant most to Anna was time spent with her family. The love they shared and many precious memories they created will live in their hearts forever.

A kind and loving mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister-in-law, aunt, great and great-great-aunt, cousin and treasured friend, she will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved her.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM on Friday, July 25, 2014, at Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO, with the Rev. Jim Watson officiating. Interment was in Sunset Cemetery in Pacific, MO. Memorials may be made to Pacific Presbyterian Church, Pacific, MO.