Marjorie Nelda was born on November 18, 1932, to Thomas and Grace Greer Snider in Slide, TX. She was one of four children. Marge played basketball throughout high school and at Texas Tech her freshman year. On January 2, 1952, she married Zyra Nordyke, Jr., and together they operated Nordyke Drilling. She devoted her life to raising her seven children and later had a successful career as a businesswoman. Marge was very quick witted and feisty.
Survivors include her children, Philip Nordyke and wife, Nancy Sue; Mark Dwight Nordyke and wife Kate; Rise Kim Baize, Laura Jayne Hurley and husband, Les; Greer Suzzette Rietz, Nancy Kay Wood, and Lance Alan Nordyke; 19 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; siblings, Thomas Edwin Snider and wife, Lottie, and Billy Frank Snider and wife, Joanne.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Jimmy Snider.