OBITUARY

Betty Joyce Snyder Smith

August 7, 1930January 30, 2021

Betty Joyce Snyder Smith, 90, of Tuscaloosa, passed away January 30, 2021 at Forest Manor Nursing Home.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Howard M. Smith; parents, Jacob and Gladys Snyder; and sister, Bonnie McMillan (Buddy).

Survivors include brothers, Howard J. Snyder (Virginia, deceased), Earl Snyder (Francis), and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and family.

Joyce received her BS in Business in 1954 and Master’s in Education in 1959 from The University of Alabama. She began her teaching career at Bessemer High School, then Brookwood High School, and finished her teaching career at Riverside Middle School. She and her husband Howard enjoyed national and international travel. Joyce loved music, photography, and animals.

Graveside Services will be at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Tuscaloosa Memorial Park with Rev. Joyce Snyder officiating and Heritage Chapel Funeral Home & Cremations, A Dignity Memorial Provider directing.

Live stream begins five minutes before the service. Go to www.facebook.com/HeritageChapelTuscaloosa/

Honorary Pallbearers are the staff at Forest Manor Nursing Home.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Humane Society or Animal Shelter.

Condolences may be offered at www.HeritageChapelTuscaloosa.com

  • FAMILY

  • Survivors include brothers, Howard J. Snyder (Virginia, deceased), Earl Snyder (Francis), and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and family.

Services

  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, February 6, 2021

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Lisa Gilliland

February 6, 2021

I have so many memories of Aunt Joyce! She was one special lady!! She loved all of her nieces and nephews! She also loved playing Rook with my Mom and Dad and grandparents! They are probably playing a game in Heaven! She had a love for photography and helped me to perfect my sunset pictures!
Love to you, LIsa Gilliland

Paul and Bea Strong

February 5, 2021

We are so sorry to hear about Betty Joyce. We taught with her for many years at Riverside and visited them at home. She was a talented individual and will be missed. We are in our 70s and have not had Covid vaccine yet so unfortunately we don't feel comfortable attending gatherings.

I had tried unsuccessfully to get info from Forest Manor since Covid time began. Since I was not a family member, I was out of the loop.

We pray that her transition was peaceful.

Bea and Paul Strong

Larry and Paulette Hughes Kornegay

February 4, 2021

Larry 1966 grad......Paulette 1968 grad.......Brookwood High School
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