Portia Gail Grant Snyder, 69, died Wednesday evening, November 28, 2018, at Lenoir UNC Health Care. Born June 1, 1949, she was the daughter of Oscar Grant, Jr and Martha Ruth Ward Grant. Portia was a 1967 graduate of North Lenoir High School and continued her post-secondary education at Wayne Community College where she completed the nursing program. As a LPN, she worked for many years at Britthaven Nursing Home and Howell’s Child Care before changing careers to retail and working with Family Dollar. Portia loved her family, country music and animals which led to her volunteering with the Greene County Animal Shelter.
She is survived by her husband, Jim Snyder of the home; daughters, Catherine S. Cleveland (Jeffrey) Brattleboro, VT, Jessica S. Rodriguez of Goldsboro, and Stephanie S. Ramirez (Jorge) of Farmville; a son, Jamie Snyder of Greenville; grandchildren, Christopher Cleveland, Ashley Cleveland, Sabrina Valdez, Brandon Jayubo, Fernando Rodriguez, Nathaniel Ramirez, and Collin Ramirez; and a sister, Betty Jean Grant of Goldsboro.
Funeral Services will be held 1 PM Saturday, December 1, at the chapel of Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service with Pastors Timothy and Vanessa Leggett officiating. Committal Services will be held 2 PM Tuesday, December 4, at the State Veteran’s Cemetery in Goldsboro.
The family will receive friends on Saturday immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Greene County Animal Shelter, 229 Kingold Blvd Suite D, Snow Hill, NC 28580. Online condolences at taylor-tyson.com
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