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Maxine Snyder, 94, of High Point, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2011, at Moniteau Care Center. She was born on May 30, 1916, in Barnett, the fourth child of Charles A. and LaVada (Dutcher) Gracy, both of whom preceded her in death. She was married on September 2, 1937, to Earl M. Snyder, who preceded her in death on December 29, 1993. Maxine was a gentle, loving woman who delighted in being with her family. She made beautiful quilts and bears of all sizes and designs. She collected dolls and loved pretty glassware. She loved to sing and taught her grandchildren many nursery songs. She was a lifelong Presbyterian and attended Hopewell Church in her youth. She later attended the High Point Presbyterian Church until it closed and was currently a member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Versailles. She was a former member of the High Point Singers and Friendly Circle Quilting Club. She is survived by four sons, Jerry and wife Martha of Springfield, Fred and wife Marlene of High Point, Jim and wife Judy of Huntingburg, Ind., and Kenny and wife Mary Jane of Jamestown; one daughter, Donna Kay Scott and husband Larry of Columbia; 10 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; one sister, Louise Albin of Jefferson City; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Harold Gracy; and two sisters, Pauline Cox and Blanche Allee. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Versailles. Burial will be in High Point Cemetery. Officiating will be grandson-in-law Rev. Aaron Brown. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, from 5:00 p.m. ñ 7:00 p.m. at Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services in California. Memorials are suggested to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 208 N. Fisher St., Versailles, MO 65084. Arrangements are under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, Mo.
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