Funeral Services for Gweneth Mae Snider, 88, Clinton resident, will be held 2:00 P.M., Thursday, November 17, 2022, in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel, officiated by Rev. Roy Dobbs. Burial will follow in the Chapel Hill Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.

Gweneth “Gwen” Mae (McFarland) Snider was born on July 25, 1934, on the family farm near Dill City, OK to Edgar Charles and Flossie (Pullen) McFarland and went to be with her Lord on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at the “Homestead of Clinton” surrounded by family.

At the age of 13, Gwen began selling Fireworks at the Ideal Fireworks Stand, located East of Clinton at Esseryville Market.

She married the love of her life, Gerald “Gade” Leon Snider on October 4, 1949. They made their home on the family farm Southeast of Clinton. Gade was soon drafted into the United States Army, while he was deployed, Gwen remained on the family farm and had her first son, Darrel. Gade returned home in August 1954 at which time they continued to farm and grow their family with the birth of their daughter, Rene’ and sons Mark and Brian. Gwen was a homemaker, a wonderful wife and mother. Gwen and Gade moved to Clinton in 1983.

She enjoyed her family and friends, cooking, quilting, selling fireworks, playing cards, traveling and camping. She volunteered and served as director at the gift shop in Clinton Regional Hospital for several years. At the age of 63 she decided to be an entrepreneur and opened and successfully operated Gwen’s Fashions and Gifts until she retired in 2012 so she could stay home and care for Gade.

She was a member of the Chapel Hill Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Gade, sisters, Polly and Dot, infant son Tony, sons, Darrel and Mark and daughter Rene’.

She is survived by her son Brian and wife, Shirley, Clinton,OK, son-inlaw, Mitch Krewall, of Clinton, brother Charles McFarland of Denver, CO, grandson Jason Brehm and wife, Sunny of Whitesboro, TX, Shane Sells, Chris Krewall and wife Misty, and Jacob Boatwright, all of Clinton, OK, Nick Snider and Wife Gentri of Greenfield, IL.

She was also MEME to 18 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. A very special friend Linda Cross, Clinton, OK.

The family would like to give a very special thank you to Alliance Oklahoma Homecare, Good Shepherd Hospice and Homestead of Clinton for the loving care they all provided for Gwen.