Mary Dell Baird

July 25, 1929January 7, 2019

Mary Dell Baird was born July 25, 1929 in Kansas City, Missouri and passed away January 7, 2019 in Lufkin, Texas at the age of 89. Mary was a lifelong resident of Lufkin. She worked for numerous years for S&H Green Stamps and Bows USA before her retirement. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Preston Snider and Orba Mae Bates Snider; husband, Norman Baird; beloved daughter, Wanda Sue Baird; sisters, Elnoria Lyles, Dorothy Reppond, Molly J. Herrington and Nellie Joyce; brothers, Billy Royce Snider, Jerry Lynn Snider, Charles Cecil Snider and Ray Snider. Those left to cherish her memory are sisters, Patti Harris and Doris Merrill; brother, Marion “Dock” Snider; close friend, D.L. Modisette and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at Gipson Funeral Home on Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 9:30-10:30am. The Celebration of Life service will begin at 10:30am with Chaplain Dewayne Thornton officiating. Burial will follow in the Gann Cemetery. Pallbearers for the service will be: C.B. Herrington, Jevon Snider, Darren Snider and Joseph Scott. The family would like to give thanks for all the love and care that was provided by Heart to Heart Hospice. To leave condolences, please visit our website at “Grief is the price we pay for love” – Queen Elizabeth II


  • Patti Harris, Sister
  • Doris Merrill, Sister
  • Marion "Dock" Snider, Brother
  • D. L. Modisette, Close Friend
  • Charles Preston Snider, Father
  • Orba Mae Snider, Mother
  • Norman Baird, Husband
  • Wanda Sue Baird, Daughter
  • Elnoria Liles, Sister
  • Dorothy Reppond, Sister
  • Molly J Herrington, Sister
  • Nellie Joyce, Sister
  • Charles Cecil Snider, Brother
  • Ray Snider, Brother
  • Jerry Lynn Snider, Brother
  • Billy Royce Snider, Brother

  • C.B. Herrington
  • Jevon Snider
  • Darren Snider
  • Joseph Scott


  • Visitation Saturday, January 12, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 12, 2019

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Jeanette Snider Watson

January 12, 2019

I will miss you Aunt Mary. I remember you often when my grandmother was alive and we would visit at Christmas time. You were always so sweet to me. I came to see you last time I was in Lufkin and I am so thankful for that and now you resting in Jesus's arms. Love you. R I P forever