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submitted by Linda Graham.

Obituary: Mrs. Naomi Dell Snyder Holbert Dies

[1932 or 33 - no date] Funeral services were held at 11 o'clock Saturday morning, at the Philippi Baptist church for Mrs. Naomi DELL SNYDER HOLBERT, 53, wife of Walter W. HOLBERT, of Broaddus Hill, who died at 3 o'clock Thursday morning, at a local hospital, after an illness since Friday a week, from pneumonia. The body lay in state from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., Saturday at the church. The Rev. C. V. COCHRAN, pastor of the Baptist church officiated and interment was made in the Mt. Olive church cemetery, about two miles west of Philippi. Mrs. HOLBERT was born April 3, 1884 at Boothsville, this state, a daughter of the late Enoch EVANS SNYDER, and Mrs. Lelia WARE POWELL SNYDER. She has lived in Philippi for a number of years. She was a member of the Baptist church here and very active in all its affairs. At the time of her death she was a teacher in the junior department of the Sunday school and has held offices in practically all the organizations of the church. She is a former pianist also. Mrs. HOLBERT is survived by her husband, of Philippi; her mother of Fairmont and by three children, namely, John Lester HOLBERT, of Philippi; Eugene HOLBERT, of Pittsburgh, and Mrs. Lelia Margaret HOLBERT HUTTON, of Steubenville, Ohio. She also is survived by one grandchild, Catherine Ann HOLBERT of Philippi.


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