Melba Sue Snyder, age 85, of Quincy, died Friday, July 10, 2020, at 2:52 pm in her home, surrounded by her family.
Melba was born January 22, 1935 in Basco, Illinois, the daughter of Louis and Hildred Manussier Fleming. She married Lyle Dean Snyder on February 21, 1954 in Quincy. He survives.
She was a graduate of Warsaw High School. Melba was employed by Motorola, J. C. Penney and Putnum Dye. She was also the owner of Beeline Fashions. Melba attended The Crossing, was a member of Women of the Moose and Red Hat Ladies. She and Lyle were members of the Adams County Boot Kickers for 30 years. Melba loved sharing her many talents with anyone. She was a seamstress and had a love of crafting, although her true passion was dancing. She never passed up a chance to dance on a dance floor. She loved family gatherings and camping.
Survivors in addition to her husband, Lyle include her children, Sharon (David) Seal of Louisiana, MO, Dawn (Jon) McCoy of Mendon, IL, Terri (Mark) Power of Quincy, IL, Eric (Dawn) Snyder of Venus, TX, and Monty (Tia) Snyder of Quincy, IL; 16 grandchildren,, 26 great grandchildren, and 6 great great grandchildren; a sister, Sharon Hunter of Quincy, IL, and a nephew, Danny (Judy) Mittelberg of Ewing, MO. Melba was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Ralston Fleming; a sister, Alene Ione Shinn; her grandson, David Trenton Seal, and her granddaughter , Brooklyn McCoy.
Services: 1:00 pm Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with Brian Byquist officiating.
Burial: Quincy Memorial Park, Quincy, Illinois
Visitation: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Wednesday July 15, 2020 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home
Memorials: Great River Honor Flight
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
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Sue was a beautiful caring lady. She always had a welcoming smile and a warm hug. She will be missed! Mark and Lori Tuley
So sorry to hear, may sue Rest In Peace. A lot of memories from a lot of years ago. Roger Lantz.
She always made us
Felt welcome to the family
Especially during holidays and other occasions.
We will miss her.
So Sorry for your loss!
Hugs and prayers Terri! Doug and Suey
Dawn & Terri we are so sorry to hear about your mom. She was a wonderful lady always friendly ( even to the crazy neighborhood kids). I have fond memories of your house when we were growing up.
Dawn and Jon, Gerry and I are so sorry to read of your mothers death. May your memories sustain in the days/months ahead and may God provide you comfort. Our deepest condolences. Gerry and Teresa Pickle
Quincy, IL 62301
Quincy, IL 62301
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