Dorothy Holland Snyder, 92, of Spartanburg, SC, passed away on Wednesday, October 17, 2012. Born October 27, 1919, in Spartanburg, she was the daughter of the late Charles Adolphus and Patra Bearden Holland, and was married to the late George William Snyder, Sr., for sixty- seven years.
She graduated from Spartanburg High School and Converse College, class of 1940. After graduating, she taught school in Spartanburg County. Following her husband's return from World War II, she lived in Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN, for 49 years. She was an active member of First Broad Street United Methodist Church. Dot loved playing bridge and was a member of several bridge clubs and garden clubs in the Kingsport area. Dot returned to Spartanburg with her late husband in 1997. She has been a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church since her return.
She was a loving mother to her daughter, Dorothy Snyder Randall, of Atlanta, GA; and her son and daughter-in-law, George William and Cindy Wilson Snyder, of Sarasota, FL.
She was predeceased by her sisters, Ernestine Holland White and Hazel Holland Belk; and her brother, Charles Adolphus Holland, Jr.
She is survived by her closest friend and twin sister, Frances Holland Hardy, of Spartanburg, SC. Dot was a devoted and much loved Nana to her three grandchildren, Matthew William Snyder, Rachel Holland Snyder, and Natasha Alyse Snyder.
The family will receive friends from 12 - 12:45 p.m., Monday, October 22, 2012, at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel, 2075 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC.
Funeral services conducted by the Rev. Frank E. Lybrand will follow at 1 p.m., in the Chapel.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1320 Fernwood-Glendale Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29307; or Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home, 686 Jeff Davis Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303.