Patsy Ferne Snyder

By | September 17, 2020

Patsy Ferne Snyder, age 84, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away Sept. 15, 2020 at Holzer Medical Center after battling with many medical issues in her later years. She was born Sept. 9, 1936 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Carl and Eva (Crabtree) Snyder. She was one of 14 children.

Patsy was a member of the Blackfork Freewill Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for the small children and sang in the choir. She worked for Jackson County Head Start for many years.

She is survived in death by her daughter, Cheryl (Randy) Bowles of Mt. Perry, Ohio; granddaughter, Amanda (Matt) Fountain of Roseville, Ohio; great-granddaughter, Lauren Fountain of Roseville, Ohio; three sisters: Melba Boggs and Sandy (Jay) Potter of Oak Hill, Ohio, and Bonnie (Robert) Kuhn of Ridgeville, Indiana; one brother, David (Dollie) Snyder of Albany, Indiana; as well as several nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers: Carl Jr., Robert, John, Dan, and Billy (infant); and four sisters: Hazel McCoy, Shirley “Peg” Adkins, Donna Adkins, and Madeline (infant).

She will be sadly missed by her friends and family.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Scott Hutchinson officiating. Burial will follow at Horeb Cemetery. Per CDC guidelines and governor recommendations, everyone is asked to wear a mask while indoors and practice proper social distancing procedures and guidelines. Online condolences may be sent to