|Emma V. Alton, 94, formerly of Parkersburg, went home to be with the Lord June 5, 2003, at the Arbors at Marietta.|
She was born Feb. 20, 1909, in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Sheridan and Rozella (Saunders) Snider. She was the beloved aunt of many nieces and nephews. She was a member of the United Brethren Church.
She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Jerry Snider of Downington, Pa.; five grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; three sisters; Ruth Baum of Williamstown, Sophia Smith of Brandon, Fla., and Josephine Dean of Gould, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alonzo Alton; three brothers, Blaine Snider, Russell Snider and Lester Snider; four sisters, Nell Ferrell, Vera Jean Snider, Marie Tucker and Loretta Hosey; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg with Rev. Jon Lands officiating. Burial will follow at the Riverview Cemetery in Williamstown. Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home