Obituary – Snyder, Alma Bessie (Tate)

Class of 1921

1921 PeromaAlma Tate
Alma Tate

Vice Pres. ’21; H.A.D.E.S ’21; Glee Club ’20; Class Play ’20; Normal Training ’21.

“Get her to do the Hula Hula for you.”

Alma Bessie (Tate) Snyder

September 7, 1898 – June 28, 1981

Alma Bessie Snyder, 82, died June 28, 1981, in Clovis, New Mexico.

The daughter of Samuel S. and Elizabeth (Henn) Tate, she was born September 7, 1898, southwest of Perry, Oklahoma.

She graduated from Perry high school in 1921 and on May 31, 1923, she and Lester Raymond Snyder were married. They moved to New Mexico in 1927 where they engaged in farming. Mr. Snyder predeceased her in 1975.

Survivors include four sons, Glen Edward Snyder, Earl Martin Snyder, Samuel “Wayne” Snyder, and Wiley R. Snyder; one daughter, La Nelda Ross, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Snyder is buried alongside her husband, Lester, at the Mission Garden of Memories Cemetery, Clovis, New Mexico.