Jerry L. Snider
June 1, 1940 – February 28, 2019
Jerry Snider, 78, passed away on Thursday, February 28th in Edmond, Oklahoma. He was born in Crowder, and graduated from McAlester High School. He then graduated from the School of Pharmacy at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford. While living in Weatherford he met Elizabeth House. They married on August 20, 1961. Prior to moving to Edmond two years ago, Jerry and Liz lived in Kingfisher, McAlester, Muldrow, and most recently, 48 years in Cushing. Jerry was very active in the United Methodist Church. He sang in the choir for over 50 years, and also served on the Administrative Board and as Chairperson of the Finance Committee. For years Jerry was a member the Cushing Lion’s Club, often serving as its song leader. A long time trumpet player, he played “Taps” for a number of veterans’ graveside services over the years. Jerry also liked to play golf and tennis, was a skeet shooter, and was an excellent snooker player. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Liz Snider; son David and his wife Theresa; grandchildren Jennifer, Holly, Jacob and wife Alissa, and great granddaughter Ariana; son John and his wife Cynthia; grandchildren Hillari and Cole. A memorial service for Jerry will be held on Thursday, March 7th, at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church on Hurd Street in Edmond. Donations in his honor can be given to fund the Volunteers In Mission effort of Edmond First United Methodist Church.
- Memorial Service Thursday, March 7, 2019