Laurinda Pottinger Snider, 81, wife of 59 years to John Kirklin Snider, passed from this life to eternal life on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at her home. Laurinda was born October 12, 1938 in Nelson County, daughter of the late Hardin Newman Pottinger and Margie Parish Pottinger.
Including her husband, Laurinda is survived by three children, Timothy (Rozy) Snider, Joel (Lisa) Snider, and Shawn (Alison) Snider. Seven grandchildren, Jordan, Brooke, Jacob, Morgan, Maddie, Gracie and Meredith Snider; sister, Nadine (Jim) Ray; and brother, Louie (Lynda) Pottinger.
Laurinda was a 1956 graduate of Old Kentucky Home High School and 1960 graduate of Western Kentucky University with both a B.S. in Education and Master’s in Special Education. She was a member of Zeta Tau Omega sorority.
Laurinda retired from the Nelson County school system in 1999 as a special education teacher. She also taught at Mason County High School where she was a biology and physical education teacher and enjoyed serving as a cheerleading sponsor. Laurinda was a member of the Town and Country Homemaker’s club and was a dedicated 4-H leader. Laurinda was also a member and Sunday school teacher at Trinity Baptist/Big Spring Bloomfield Presbyterian Church.
Her funeral service will be Noon Monday October 28, 2019 at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in Maple Grove Cemetery. Rev. Lisa Zahalka will officiate. Visitation will be Noon – 5 pm Sunday October 27 and 10 am – Noon Monday October 28 at Barlow Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may go to Trinity Baptist/Big Spring Bloomfield Presbyterian Church, Blessing Box.
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