Lula Mae Snow


Posted: Tuesday, January 15, 2008


  Lula Mae Snow

Lula Mae Snow

Longtime Kenai Peninsula resident Lula Mae Snow died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008, at the Heritage Place in Soldotna. She was 78.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at Peninsula Memorial Chapel, 5839 Kenai Spur Highway in Kenai. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at Peninsula Memorial Chapel. Pastor Chuck Thornton will officiate. Graveside services will immediately follow at the Kenai City Cemetery where she will be laid to rest next to her husband, James E. Snow.

Mrs. Snow was born Dec. 8, 1929, to Presley and Bertha Worman in Perry County, Ark. She married James E. Snow on Nov. 15, 1946.

"The couple spent many years raising their family in Arkansas, Oregon and California. They first came to Alaska in 1969 and moved back permanently in November 1974. Mrs. Snow worked as a bull cook on the Phillips Platform and at the pipeline terminal camp in Valdez," her family said.

"She had 12 grandchildren whom she spoiled with unconditional love and chocolate gravy. She was an amazing woman who loved her family. We all knew we meant the world to her. We were blessed to call her Grandma. Mom always made every house a home," wrote her children and grandchildren.

Mrs. Snow was preceded in death by her parents; husband; granddaughter, Karrie Garner; and brother, V.V. "Shorty" Worman.

She is survived by her children and their spouses, Gladys and Jim Deer of Soldotna, Thomas and Phyllis Snow of Soldotna, Diana and Stephen Garner of Dardanelle, Ark., and Sherry and Scott Terrell of Sandia, Texas; grandchildren, Richard Martin, Lynn Martin, Stephanie Green, Stacy Howell, Jennifer Wallis, Kimberly Smith, James C. Snow, Eric Schnider, Jason Schnider, Sonja Olson and Jack Terrell; 22 great-grandchildren; brothers, Edgar Worman of Maumelle, Ark., Arthur Worman of Conway, Ark. and James "Sonny" Worman of Lincoln, Calif.; and sister, Willie "Sissie" Krissell of Conway.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Lula Mae's memory to the Heritage Place, Attn: Resident Council, 232 Rockwell Ave., Soldotna, AK 99669.

Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.

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