Edna <I>Snodgrass</I> McDonald

Edna Snodgrass McDonald

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Death 3 Dec 2008 (aged 86)
Burial Little, Seminole County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 35229826 · View Source
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Edna McDonald, 86
December 31, 1921 - December 3, 2008

Longtime Seminole resident Edna McDonald passed away on Wednesday, December 3, 2008 at the age of 86.

Edna was born to Orville and Mattie Snodgrass on a cattle ranch east of Coldwater, Kansas on December 31, 1921. She came to Seminole with her parents during the oil boom in 1926, living in tents as her dad worked in the oil fields. She attended school at Little Mt. View and Mt. View High School. She married Bill McDonald in November 1939. Edna worked at Tinker Field during World War II installing hydraulic systems in bombers. After the war she and Bill moved to Stonewall, Oklahoma then to County Line area, then back to Seminole. After Seminole they lived in Cromwell, Cushing, Tulsa and Jenks, Oklahoma. While living in Jenks she worked for the Jenks School system in the food department. She was a devoted wife and mother to a son and daughter William H. and Betty Ilene.

Edna was an excellent craftsman, besides needle and crochet she also did ceramics, but best of all she was a painter, mostly oil doing landscape and stills also some reverse paintings.

After Bill retired in 1983 they returned to Seminole spending most of the time in their recreation vehicle. Together they spent their winters in Rio Grand Valley near the Mexican border and their summers in the mountains of Colorado and New Mexico. Having lived full time in the Fifth Wheel RV for about 9 years.

Most of all Edna was a Christian she was baptized by Brother C.R. Nichol in Seminole early in her life. Edna is survived by her husband, Bill, son WM H. McDonald of Tulsa, Oklahoma, daughter Betty Boggs of Haskell, Oklahoma, one grandson, Troy Boggs of Haskell, Oklahoma, one granddaughter, Rachel McDonald of Brunswick, Georgia and one great granddaughter of Brunswick, Georgia. She is also survived by one brother, Loren Snodgrass of Perry, Oklahoma and one sister, Marlene Harris of Elk City, Oklahoma.

Preceding her in death was her parents and two sisters.

Casket bearers will be: Melvin Thompson, Roy Boydstun, Leon McDonald, Steve McDonald, Bradley McDonald, and David Harris.

Honorary Bearers will be: Cecil Sullivan, Jack Mattingly, Gary Snow, Stacy Kinsey, Tommy Mills, Lee Stillwell and James Vanlandingham.

Services will be 10:00am, Saturday, December 6, 2008 at the Seminole Church of Christ, 4200 North Highway 99 with Chris Stinnett and Frank Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Little Cemetery, Little, Oklahoma.



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  • Maintained by: Kerri Miles
  • Originally Created by: Dale Donlon
  • Added: 27 Mar 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 35229826
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edna Snodgrass McDonald (31 Dec 1921–3 Dec 2008), Find a Grave Memorial no. 35229826, citing Little Cemetery, Little, Seminole County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Kerri Miles (contributor 47290093) .