Ruth Maurer Snellgrove – January 1, 2014

Ruth Maurer Snellgrove, 96, of Amarillo, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014.Snellgrove Obit Pic

Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, in First Baptist Church Chapel with Dr. Howard K. Batson, pastor, First Baptist Church officiating.  Burial will be in Llano Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Ruth was born Jan. 13, 1917, in Sacramento to George and Katy Diebert.  She worked in sales most of her life in ladies apparel and jewelry.  She was honored as lady of the year 2002-2003 by the American Business Women’s Association.  Ruth was a Gideon and a member of First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Scott Snellgrove, Sr.; and a son, Delmo George Maurer.

Survivors include two sons, Walter Scott Snellgrove, Jr. and wife Debbi and Dennis Ray Snellgrove, all of Amarillo; a granddaughter, Shanna Rinehart; a grandson, James Michael Snellgrove; three great-grandchildren; and close friend, Joyce Impalla.

The family suggests memorials be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 2304, Amarillo, TX 79105.

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