OBITUARY

Wanda Sue Snyder

December 7, 1943December 12, 2018
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Wanda "Sue" Snyder, 75, of Westlake, passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at her residence. She was born to her late parents, Thomas and Violet Culpepper on December 7, 1943 in Lake Charles. She graduated from Westlake High School in 1961, and then attended McNeese State University for 3 years. Sue retired from First Baptist Church of Westlake as a Financial Secretary after 20 years of service. She had a love and passion for family, sewing, quilting, of which she made many quilts and baby blankets. Her other great pride and joy, was her love of family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Frank Snyder, Jr.; two sons, Jeff Snyder and wife Jenny, Kevin Snyder and wife Allison both of Cypress, TX; two daughters, Jennifer Snyder Bhansali and husband Anil of Madison, MS, Cindy Snyder Guion and husband Ken of Katy, TX; three brothers, Johnny Culpepper and Paul Culpepper of Westlake, David Culpepper and wife Helen of Lake Charles; two sisters, Mary Barker of Lake Charles, Janet Landry and husband Jerry of Lafayette; sister in law, Pam Culpepper of Carlyss; along with 13 grandchildren.

Sue is preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Bill Culpepper; and brother in law, Jim Barker.

Services will be at First Baptist Church of Westlake on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 11:00am with Pastors David Brewer and Jaceson Johnson officiating. Visitation will be at First Baptist Church of Westlake on Friday, December 14, 2018 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Visitation will resume at the church on Saturday, from 9:00am until the time of the service. Burial will follow at Westlake Memorial Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.

  • FAMILY

  • She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Frank Snyder, Jr.; two sons, Jeff Snyder and wife Jenny, Kevin Snyder and wife Allison both of Cypress, TX; two daughters, Jennifer Snyder Bhansali and husband Anil of Madison, MS, Cindy Snyder Guion and husband Ken of Katy, TX; three brothers, Johnny Culpepper and Paul Culpepper of Westlake, David Culpepper and wife Helen of Lake Charles; two sisters, Mary Barker of Lake Charles, Janet Landry and husband Jerry of Lafayette; sister in law, Pam Culpepper of Carlyss; along with 13 grandchildren.

    Sue is preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Bill Culpepper; and brother in law, Jim Barker.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, December 14, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 15, 2018
REMEMBERING

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Steve and Carolyn Colosky

December 14, 2018

Frank and family, Steve and I remember all the good years in high school, band, high school plays and our friendship during that time and since. Sue was a special friend and so are you! You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. The two of you have a beautiful family. Thank you for sharing so many happy photos. She will be greatly missed. Know that we will remember her fondly and feel blessed to have known her! Love you, Steve and Carolyn Colosky

Sue Abshire (Johnston)

December 14, 2018

Frank, Jennifer, Jeff, Cindy, Kevin and your families: Sue will be dearly missed. What a wonderful example of Christian Faith. She and Frank has always been a part of our family. Now she is running in Heaven and trying to keep MamMaw and my parents in check. Larry and I are praying for your peace during this difficult time. Sorry we are not able to be there but all of you will be in our hearts. Our deepest condolences to all.

Nanny and Larry

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Biography

Wanda "Sue" Snyder, 75, of Westlake, passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at her residence. She was born to her late parents, Thomas and Violet Culpepper on December 7, 1943 in Lake Charles. She graduated from Westlake High School in 1961, and then attended McNeese State University for 3 years. Sue retired from First Baptist Church of Westlake as a Financial Secretary after 20 years of service. She had a love and passion for family, sewing, quilting, of which she made many quilts and baby blankets. Her other great pride and joy, was her love of family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Frank Snyder, Jr.; two sons, Jeff Snyder and wife Jenny, Kevin Snyder and wife Allison both of Cypress, TX; two daughters, Jennifer Snyder Bhansali and husband Anil of Madison, MS, Cindy Snyder Guion and husband Ken of Katy, TX; three brothers, Johnny Culpepper and Paul Culpepper of Westlake, David Culpepper and wife Helen of Lake Charles; two sisters, Mary Barker of Lake Charles, Janet Landry and husband Jerry of Lafayette; sister in law, Pam Culpepper of Carlyss; along with 13 grandchildren.

Sue is preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Bill Culpepper; and brother in law, Jim Barker.

Services will be at First Baptist Church of Westlake on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 11:00am with Pastors David Brewer and Jaceson Johnson officiating. Visitation will be at First Baptist Church of Westlake on Friday, December 14, 2018 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Visitation will resume at the church on Saturday, from 9:00am until the time of the service. Burial will follow at Westlake Memorial Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.