First Posted: 7/5/2009

GALAX, VA.Mrs. Mary Edith Snow Baer, 91, of 202 Painter St., Galax, and formally of Postmaster Lane Mount Airy, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2009 at Waddell Nursing Center in Galax. Mrs. Baer was born June 15, 1918 in McDowell County, West Virginia, to the late Philip Y. and Mattie Simmons Snow, and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Surviving are three nieces Cathy Snow of Toast, Hilda Gay Snow of Tallahassee, FLa. and Glenda Snow Thompson and husband Steve of Hilton Head, S.C., four nephews Jerry P. Snow and wife Jane of Montgomery, ALa., Philip M. Snow and wife Beverly of Toast, Joey Snow of Toast and fiance Denise Norman of Siloam and Jeff Snow and wife Anita of Pilot Mountain. In addition to her parents Mrs. Baer was preceded in death by her husband Simon Baer and by two brothers Carl R. Snow and Joseph Anthom Snow. Funeral services will be held Tuesday July 7, 2009 at 2 p.m. at the Moody Funeral Home Chapel in Mount Airy with services conducted by the Rev. Todd Byrd with burial to follow in the Skyline Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 1 p.m. until time for the service at the Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy. In lieu flowers memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 401 Technology Lane Suite 200 Mount Airy, NC. 27030. Online condolences may be made at

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