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Gladys D. Snider Keller

Funeral services, celebrating the life of Gladys D. Snider Keller, of Baltimore, were held November 14, 2018, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with her Pastor, the Rev. Rick Marshall as celebrant. Burial followed in Kirkersville Cemetery.

Gladys passed away peacefully on Saturday evening, November 10, 2018, following an extended illness. She was born in Columbus, on December 31, 1926, the daughter of the late Vernon and Emma (Finley) Snider. She worked at Curtis Wright Aviation and White Haines Optical in addition to her duties as a loving wife and mother.

She was a long time member of Fletcher Chapel United Methodist Church. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, fishing, going shopping and eating out. She also enjoyed traveling including their many trips to Rice Lake in Canada.

She is survived by her loving family: son, Jeff of Baltimore; daughter, Linda Runyon (Jim Watkins); granddaughters, Tami (Joe) Colopy and Cindi (Chris) Strawser; great grandchildren, Chase, Cody, Hayden, Celeste, Cierra, Madison and Olivia; her siblings, Virginia Banton; Garland and William (Marilee) Snider; brother-in-law, William Merchant; and her many nieces and nephews, cousins and church family from Fletcher Chapel U.M.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence; her brothers, Gale, Donald and Gerald Snider; her sister, Miriam Merchant; sister-in-law, Phyllis Snider; and brother-in-law, Jack Banton.

The family wishes to thank the many dedicated care givers who have lovingly cared for Gladys over the past several years.

Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for Gladys and her family. An on-line guest register and video tribute are available at

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