Alma Mae Baker Snider died Aug. 17, 2017, at Colorow Care Center in Olathe. She was 89.
Funeral services were held at New Hope Evangelical Free Church in Cedaredge on Saturday, Aug. 19. Interment followed at Erick Cemetery in Erick, Okla., on Tuesday, Aug. 22.
Alma Mae Baker was born in Erick, Okla., on Oct. 2, 1927, to Aleena Foley and Alonzo Baker. After graduating from Erick High School in 1945, she assisted her father in the family grocery store.
In 1949, she married and moved to Amarillo, Texas. She was a Campfire Girls leader for many years and active in the PTA. She worked for Best Products for 15 years and then for D & S Pharmacy for 20 years, finally retiring at the age of 80. She was a member of Amarillo Business Women's Association, was chosen as Woman of the Year in 1998 and served as president in 1999.
She enjoyed fishing, photography, oil painting, crocheting, games, bowling, telling jokes and funny stories, and spending time with her family. She was a member of Paramount Baptist Church in Amarillo until she moved to Cedaredge in 2012. She joined New Hope Evangelical Free Church after moving.
She is survived by her daughters Kathryn (Joel) Finley, Barbara (John) Breitnauer and Tricia (John) Shriver; five grandchildren, Danny Finley, Shaun (Lindsey) Finley, Nicholas (Brooke) Breitnauer, Ashley Breitnauer and Sally (David) DeWitt; one great-grandchild; two stepgrandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be sent to HopeWest, PO Box 24, Delta, CO 81416, or to the American Heart Association.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.
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