Mary Elizabeth Snidow Morrison, 94, of Old Stage Road in Pembroke, departed this life Monday, June 01, 2009 at Riverview Nursing Home in Rich Creek. Born in Pembroke on September 20, 1914, she was a daughter of the late Henley French Snidow, Sr. and Lacie Lucas Snidow. Her late husband, Charles William Morrison, preceded her in death in 1971. Mary received her education at Radford University and was employed as a teacher with the Giles County School Board for thirty-four years. She is a member of the Pembroke Christian Church and has always been involved in all the activities of her church. She is a charter member of Pembroke Woman’s Club, DAR, UDC, Giles County Historical Society, Magna Charta Dames, Retired Teachers Association, and did volunteer work at the Giles Co. Historical Museum in Pearisburg.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Samuel Snidow Morrison and Carol Meredith Morrison, two grandsons Charles Raymond (Chuck) Morrison and Christopher Ray (Chris) Morrison and three great-grandchildren all of Barboursville, WV, and by her last surviving sibling ,a sister, Anne Clark Frazer of Hamilton, VA.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, June 4, 2009 at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with burial following in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers Mary requested that donations be made to Christian Womens Fellowship, Group 1, of Pembroke Christian Church. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.