Alberta June (Darrah) Snider, 95, of Seymour, passed away Feb. 1, 2019, at the Corydon Specialty Care. Alberta was born to Roy and Vera (Nicholson) Darrah on Nov. 4, 1923, in Appanoose County, Iowa. She graduated from Cincinnati Iowa High School. On Oct. 23, 1948, she married Miles A. Snider of Seymour. They shared 70 wonderful years together. To this union, one son, Howard, was born.
Alberta was a farm wife and enjoyed crocheting doilies and afghans which she shared with many family members and friends. She had many blessings and counted them daily. She especially loved her two granddaughters, Ann and Jill; and later, her four great-grandchildren.
Alberta was baptized at the Seymour United Methodist Church where she was a member for several years. She and her husband enjoyed country western music and spent many Saturday nights at the Rathbun Country Music Theater. They also enjoyed camping and spending winters in Texas, Arizona and California. She also enjoyed their trip to Hawaii. Alberta attended the World’s Fair in Knoxville, Tenn. She enjoyed bus trips; especially the one to Washington, D.C., to see the cherry blossoms.
Alberta was preceded in death by her parents; brothers: Dalton “Dike,” Eugene Howard and Duane “Tate” Darrah; in-laws: Samuel and Myrtle (Stroud) Snider; and great-granddaughter, Jacqueline Dell.
She is survived by her husband, Miles; son, Howard (Cynthia) Snider of Seymour; granddaughters, Ann (Matt) Perrin of Pleasant Hill and Jill (Justin) Dell of Centerville. Also surviving “Grandma Berta” are her great-grandchildren: Kinser and Kiernan Perrin of Pleasant Hill and Joceyln and Jazmyn Dell of Centerville; sister, Romona (Gene) Gibbs of Promise City; brother-in-law, Ben (Marilyn) Snider of Webster City; sister-in-laws: Helen Snider, Deloris Darrah and Florence Darrah, both of Seymour and Donna Snider of Afton; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at the Thomas Funeral Home in Seymour. Interment will immediately follow at Southlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 9:30 to 11 a.m.