Phyllis M. Snodgrass

Phyllis May Snodgrass

Virden – Phyllis May Snodgrass passed away into the arms of the Lord on October 23, at St. John’s Hospital at the age of 88 surrounded by her family. Phyllis was born in Virden, IL  on August 19, 1931 to Edward and Gladys (Walters) Fitzpatrick. She married Fred Joseph Snodgrass Sr. August 23,1948 and together they raised three children.

Phyllis is survived by her daughters Pam (Peter) Gebhardt of Johns Creek, GA, Linda (Charlie) Fritz of Virden, IL, and son Fred J. (Barb) Snodgrass, Jr. of Taylorville, IL. She has  7 grandchildren, Jodi (Dennis) Jamieson, Nick (Caroline) Gebhardt, E. Michael (Amanda) Smith, Laura Chad Thomas, Steven (Brittany) Snodgrass, and Brian (Jessica) Snodgrass and Josh (Jessica) Fritz.  There are 18 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and 2 great great nieces. Preceding in death were her parents, husband Fred Joseph Snodgrass Sr.  and grandson Fred Joseph Snodgrass III.

She was employed in retail services at Myers Brother’s in Springfield, IL, and moved on to work at Town and Country Bank where she started as a teller and retired as an Officer of the bank. While working at Town and Country Bank she was in charge of senior services department organizing trips for seniors and becoming a world traveler.

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday October 25, 2019 at Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home Virden, IL. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday October 26, 2019 at Sacred Heart Church Virden, IL. Father James Palakudy officiating. Pallbearers: Charlie Fritz, Steven Snodgrass, Brian Snodgrass, Peter Gebhardt, E. Michael Smith and Nick Gebhardt. Burial will be in Virden Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Prairieland Community Ambulance Virden, IL. Please visit: to leave a comment for the family.

3 thoughts on “Phyllis M. Snodgrass

  1. phyllis, I am so sorry I was not there for you and Linda when you went to meet our Lord. I truly wanted to visit you guys at your home when you finally got there. I miss you every day. Linda, I am so sorry for your loss. i hope everything is good. love you. xoxo

  2. Phyllis I will miss you for the fun we had together when I stayed with you and memories along the way. Love you very much. Your Cousin Kathleen Smalley

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